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Rashkae ubuntu at
Thu Apr 9 03:02:48 UTC 2009

NoOp wrote:

> Wow... that's a pretty broad statement:
> <quote>
> Don't install A/V to protect your Ubuntu system. The possiblity of it
> doing harm is higher than the possibility of it helping you.
> </quote>
> I agree somewhat with the first sentence, under many circumstances, but
> the second is (IMO) pure... From where do you base your opinion that
> installing an AV on an Ubuntu system creates a larger possibility of
> creating harm than helping?

Perhaps from the non open source AV products that require installing a
binary kernel module?  (forget which this applies too, sorry)

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