safe to use?
leo5111 wrote:ok i figured out which to leave, are the apps you posted safe to use? thanks
Only chkrootkit, as it is a scanner
--relative term, answer is as always: it depends
On youThe others require you to decide what to do with the data being presented..
--what you are doing
--how you operate the system (your style). For example, if you just run a command without monitoring the screens being presented, then it is unsafe at any time
those kinds of decisions..
If you ever work in the IT area, they have an odd(business like --just the facts) view of what it means to be safe to use. In their case, safe means causes no problems and can be reversed..
--tends to make people afraid to do anything, so they never learn too much; beyond the procedures in-place
When it's your own system, the more you experiment, the more you learn
--but as usual, it is better not to muck around with a system you depend on to be available
, use another system for experiments