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Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by Vrgn86, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Vrgn86 New Member

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    Need good AV prog for a madriva disto. Any suggestions would help !! Thank You!!!
     
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    farlex85 New Member

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    Don't think that's really necessary. Not very much malware written for Linux.
     
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    Morrison5891 New Member

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    Thanks to the way Linux is built, you really dont need any
     
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    well if you need one, to feel safe kaspery gets the job done
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    There's also Clamav. I have not used it myself, but it's well known..
     
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    I agree you don't need an AV in Linux. However, if you really want one I can recommend AVG Free for Linux:
    http://free.avg.com/download?prd=afl

    I've used it for a while myself and found it to be very easy to set up and it has a clean GUI.
    Though the latest version dates from the beginning of 2008, the definitions are still being kept up to date.
     
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    Easy Rhino Linux Advocate

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    any specific reason why you are looking for an antivirus program for linux?
     
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    With the will, there is a way and or reasons for someone to mount trog,etc....
     
  9. Easy Rhino

    Easy Rhino Linux Advocate

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    ok i just was curious to know if you have had virus problems in the past with your linux distros.
     

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