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  1. #1

    free antivirus for mandriva

    hi, i just started using mandriva linux. i want to take suggestions from you that which is the best freeware antivirus for this linux.
    Thanks in advance

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    Administrator MikeTbob's Avatar
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    Apr 2006
    Hello and Welcome.
    You really don't need anti virus for Linux unless you are running some kind of Windows mail server. Check out this link.
    Note to new Linux users: No antivirus needed
    I do not respond to private messages asking for Linux help, Please keep it on the forums only.
    All new users please read this.** Forum FAQS. ** Adopt an unanswered post.

    I'd rather be lost at the lake than found at home.

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    Join Date
    May 2004
    arch linux
    Welcome to the forums!

    Here's a short guide to security that you can read for more information about what security oriented applications you might want to run, if any:

    I've been running Linux for almost 10 years now and have never installed an anti-virus application on Linux.

    However, if you feel like you need AV protection, there are a few applications available.

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