One of the people who switched to Ubuntu Linux recently, phoned me asking what kind of antivirus they should have installed. Quite frankly, I’ve never given that a thought. I’ve used Ubuntu for some time and have never had any virus issues, ever. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not suggesting that Linux is impervious to a computer virus, rather I’m suggesting that (currently) it’s not an issue. As a matter of fact, I did a bit of research and found out that there are viruses, worms and malware that effect our Linux based systems.

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10 years 23 weeks 2 days 49 min ago


Article just suggests proprietary software?

Does the article really suggest installing proprietary software without even warning that the software is proprietary? How about having some warning tag for these in fsdaily? ;-)