And another Ubuntu convert!

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at
Wed Jan 21 21:22:22 UTC 2009

Robert Hodgins wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-01-21 at 15:46 -0500, Scott wrote:
>> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>>     I have been using Linux, Red Hat and Ubuntu every day since 1996 and 
>>> I have yet to see a virus. I think a fear of a virus on Ubuntu is unfounded. 
>> I have been using Linux since 2005 and not only have I never seen a 
>> Virus on Linux, but none of the people I have installed Ubuntu for have 
>> seen any viruses.
> They aren't as common as they are on Windows. But, IIRC, Linux can HARBOR Windows viruses even if they aren't INFECTED by them.
> So, periodically using some sort of antivirus reduces the possibility of
> us infecting our Windows friends. 
    I have been using Linux since 1995 and I have never infected a 
friends Windows computer with a virus I had on my email system, ever, 



	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
	Linux User
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