Thoughts about finding viruses in email inboxes
lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
Mon Apr 6 16:14:55 UTC 2009
--- On Mon, 4/6/09, Robert Holtzman <holtzm at cox.net> wrote:
> From: Robert Holtzman <holtzm at cox.net>
> Subject: Re: Thoughts about finding viruses in email inboxes
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Date: Monday, April 6, 2009, 3:23 AM
> On Sun, 5 Apr 2009, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> > --- On Sun, 4/5/09, Robert Holtzman
> <holtzm at cox.net> wrote:
> >> From: Robert Holtzman <holtzm at cox.net>
> >> Subject: Re: Thoughts about finding viruses in
> email inboxes
> >> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for
> general discussions"
> <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> >> Date: Sunday, April 5, 2009, 2:49 AM
> >> On Sat, 4 Apr 2009, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> >> ..............HUGE snip...............
> >>> I asked you to add the following line to your
> >> /etc/apt/sources.list file:
> >>> deb http://download.bitdefender.com/repos/deb/
> >> bitdefender non-free
> >>> Did you? It's all one line. If you did,
> then you
> >> need to also run:
> >>> sudo aptitude update and
> >>> sudo aptitude install bitdefender-scanner
> >> bitdefender-scanner-gui
> >> When I tried that update told me public key
> >> A373FB480EC4FE05 not
> >> available.
> >> Ran gpg - -recv-keys A373FB480EC4FE05 with no
> >> Ran apt-get install bitdefender-keyring with no
> >> Both of these have worked for me in the past. Not
> sure how
> >> to proceed.
> >> Any help appreciated.
> >> Thanks.
> > The command line set for the gpg key that Ray Parrish
> gave later
> > is what I also used and worked. But in your case, it
> should work
> > too but I think the key you used is incorrect. At
> least, when I was
> > on the site, I saw a much shorter key sequence, about
> 5 or 6
> > characters, IIRC. The site tells how to download and
> install the key,
> > AIR; that's the method I'd use.
> The key I used was the one from the error message. The info
> on the site
> that you refer to is for checking package integrity, not
> verifying the download site.
Really, I would expect the gpg key for package verification to be there too on the downloads section. Maybe I'm wrong and thinking of another package as have done a few of late.
> As it turns out, adding the source to sources.list and
> running apt-get
> update adds the packages to synaptic even without
> verification. When I
> installed them I was notified they couldn't be verified
> but they seemed
> to install O.K. When I get some time tomorrow I'll see
> how it goes.
Great, then you solved your problem. As mentioned BD is much faster than clamscan and I have come to use it more than clamscan. Enjoy,
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