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December 27, 2006

Antivirus on Ubuntu with Avast!

Filed under: Kubuntu, Ubuntu — tuxicity @ 4:12 pm

A howto for installing a virusscanner on Ubuntu, the writer explains why:

“Well, do you ever communicate with Windows based machines? I’d be surprised if none of us ever come into contact (via email, IM, file-sharing, etc) with a Windows machine. Having said that how many of these machines would you say are infected? My guess is more often than not is a Windows machine infected with some sort of malware. So, in an attempt to keep the network clean and make sure we’re not passing on infection it wouldn’t hurt to occasionally scan our machines. This would go double for any Linux machine that acts as a server (email or IM especially!)”

Read the rest on ubuntu-tutorials.com


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