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vagelism22678

Joined: 05 Jul 2011
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PostPosted: Tue 05 Jul 2011, 00:58    Post_subject:  ANTIVIRUS
Sub_title: where is the built in antivirus on Puppy?
 

Hello to all!
I am new to linux!
Where is the built in antivirus on Puppy?
Can I install an other one? How? Thank you!
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muggins

Joined: 20 Jan 2006
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PostPosted: Tue 05 Jul 2011, 01:19    Post_subject:  

Hello Vagelism22678,

welcome to puppyworld. If you scan the Security/Privacy subsection, of the forum's Additional Software section, you's see several threads regarding anti-virus apps. However, AFAIK, they are for scanning windows partitions, not linux. There are also several antivirus engines that provide freeware linux programs, e.g. Avast.

Which version of puppy are your running?
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vagelism22678

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PostPosted: Tue 05 Jul 2011, 01:40    Post_subject: ANTIVIRUS  

muggins wrote:
Hello Vagelism22678,

welcome to puppyworld. If you scan the Security/Privacy subsection, of the forum's Additional Software section, you's see several threads regarding anti-virus apps. However, AFAIK, they are for scanning windows partitions, not linux. There are also several antivirus engines that provide freeware linux programs, e.g. Avast.

Which version of puppy are your running?

The last available that I downloaded from this site!!!!
Yes I need the antivirus mostly for Windows partitions.
Thank you!
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Sylvander

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PostPosted: Tue 05 Jul 2011, 04:05    Post_subject:  

See this post by me on avast4workstation.
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Béèm


Joined: 21 Nov 2006
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PostPosted: Tue 05 Jul 2011, 11:48    Post_subject: Re: ANTIVIRUS  

vagelism22678 wrote:
muggins wrote:
Which version of puppy are your running?

The last available that I downloaded from this site!!!!
There are a lot of last available versions.
Is it so difficult to report which one exactly and eventually report the download site?

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