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

Adriano Varoli Piazza moranar at
Thu Sep 7 17:14:50 UTC 2006

2006/9/7, unksi <unksi at>:
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> I don't use either, as I have a firewall on my router and for the
> viruses, if there is any you have to run them manually as root anyways.

You're top-posting. And a virus that operates under a normal user's
permissions could easily wipe out all their data (backup? what
backup?), which is the important part most users care about. After
all, I can reinstall a clean system in half an hour. If my data is
gone, it's GONE.

Adriano Varoli Piazza
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