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Old 03-10-2004, 09:46 PM   #1
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Anti-Virus Software Reccommendation Needed

1. I'm sure it doesn't, but does norton work on linux?

2. If not, I have firewall set to medium so I can run a server, should I get some kind of anti-virus, and if so, what?
Old 03-10-2004, 09:51 PM   #2
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There are viruses on Linux?
Old 03-10-2004, 10:04 PM   #3
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is virus software even needed?
Old 03-10-2004, 10:21 PM   #4
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If there are no viruses, then you don't need an anti-virus. I suppose chkrootkit is a good idea though.

PLEASE search the forum, there are hundreds of threads on this topic, where you can get the full story.


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