Do I need any antivirus for Ubuntu 11.04?

Asked by Soepay on 2011-05-30

Now I am using Ubuntu 11.04 dual-boot with Windows 7. Most of the time, I use external Hard-Drive. So that I would to know I need any antivirus installed on Ubuntu 11.04. If yes, please recommend which antivirus (free or opensouce) is suitable for Ubuntu 11.04.

Thanks...

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Ian Ace
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2011-05-30
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2011-05-30
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2011-05-30
Best Ian Ace (iaculallad) said : #1

Simply NO! You don't need it.

Soepay (amyomin) said : #2

Thanks Ian Ace, that solved my question.

Tony Callaghan (tonycal147) said : #3

have a look at firestarter Soepay, I don't know about not needing it-depends on the user I suppose.

Soepay (amyomin) said : #4

Thanks Tony

David Hogan (g3puz) said : #5

This is very inconclusive. Ian says positively, NO! Tony is not so sure.