fire wall & anti-virus? do i really need it

Dimitri Mallis dimitri.mallis at
Thu Sep 7 17:01:07 UTC 2006

hi all,

im just wondering if i really need to run a fire wall & anti-virus? are
there any threats for linux/ubuntu users? are there even any viruses for

i have ClamTk Virus Scanner installed but have never used it
i also have Firestarter installed & have never used it, well actually i
tried once & it blocked access to my local LAN so i just disabled it

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