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Old 05-16-2004, 07:49 PM   #1
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anti-virus firewall for Slack-Ware 9.1


Im pretty new to linux and not well experience with installing stuff so im lookin for an Easy to Install good anti-virus mainly for scanning donloading file
And also lookin for a good firewall that can lockdown all connection
 
Old 05-17-2004, 07:25 PM   #2
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Just don't let any Windows OS computers to hook up to any network.

How about viruses and worms?
# Basic Linux security and virus info
The Virus Writing HOWTO reference: Should I get anti-virus software for my Linux box?
Unusual network activity? chkrootkit is a tool to locally check for signs of a rootkit
Linux Questions Security references
Security Help Files
Linux Administrator's Security Guide
Security Focus
Linux Security
Firewalls and Security

# I can't figure out what software I want and how to install/uninstall it
The table of equivalents, replacements, analogs of Windows software in Linux
# Find software here
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Sourceforge
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# Guides to software management
LNAG - How do I install a program I downloaded from the Internet?
Rute Guide's software explanation
You might want to check out CheckInstall to manage source code installations/uninstallation

Last edited by fancypiper; 05-17-2004 at 07:28 PM.
 
Old 05-17-2004, 10:40 PM   #3
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fancypiper

now that is one great post of data.
 
  


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