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Old 15th June, 2004, 04:56 PM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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Originally Posted by Time to Paws
Great.. Yeah there are a lot of things that ar not needed in linux.. Defrag utilities, spyware removers, anti-virus prog.. etc...
Linux partitions can still suffer from fragmentation. Antivirus is definately needed, as there are viruses, trojans and worms for it. Personal firewall is also a good idea, unless you're good at turning services off. (Linux has a built in firewall, but you really need to find a program to edit the rules - doing it by hand is especially nasty.)

Spyware has yet to come, but it will. Spyware cookies affect Linux just as much as anything else.
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