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Anti-Virus Software Recomendation?

Postby laukce01 on Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:05 pm

What's good anti-virus program within Linux Mint that is recomended?
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Re: Anti-Virus Software Recomendation?

Postby mank_in on Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:15 am

the easiest way is install clamtk (GUI version for clamAV ) :

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sudo apt-get install clamtk

I am sometime installing avast but there is only version 4 for linux 32 bit only , you need to modified some file and avast update is download a whole definition update ( 80 MB files ). ClamAV is enough.
Sorry for my bad English , I am Indonesian.
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Re: Anti-Virus Software Recomendation?

Postby nomko on Wed Dec 05, 2012 3:58 am

I posted this a few montjs ago explaining why anti-virus is not usefull and why it is usefull for Linux users: viewtopic.php?f=61&t=108103&p=619687#p618715.

Read this carefully and then make your choice.

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