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Security Program?

Postby someoneinsane » Mon Mar 23, 2009 5:46 pm

What are some good recommended security programs for Linux Mint Main Edition "Felicia"

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Re: Security Program?

Postby pluraldave » Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:28 pm

Not all exactly "programs" but general tips:

1. Turn on the firewall from the GUI already built into Mint. (Administration>Firewall configuation)
2. Don't use the root account (if you made one) for normal activities, don't ever start a web browser with sudo/gksu.
3. If you feel the need to scan for Windows viruses install clamav + the clamtk GUI or avast antivirus.

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