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Old 11-17-2005, 07:50 AM   #1
Sp@rticus
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Anti Virus/ Anti Spam for Linux?


Hi,

This is a newb question, I have recently installed Suse 9.2 on my desktop, I use it as a work station for mail etc....

What Anti Virus/ Anti Spam software do I need if any, I mean I came from a Windows world where AV and Anti Spam is a must have? Do I even need it?
 
Old 11-17-2005, 07:57 AM   #2
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Don't take this the wrong way, but there a number of threads detailing all the ins + outs and arguments for + against virus + spyware scanning. Use the search function, or for a quick overview, a quite exhaustive thread can be found here - http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...=virus+spyware
 
Old 11-17-2005, 07:57 AM   #3
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Antispam: Spamassasin; if you dontt want to read tons of spam, you likely want to install it. Included in Suse Linux.
Antivirus program: Antivir, included in Suse Linux.
 
Old 11-18-2005, 02:17 AM   #4
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ok thanks will investigate further!
 
  


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