Showing posts from December, 2007

Create a Linux Antivirus Server to Protect eMail - A Brief How to

Does Ubuntu Linux Really Need Antivirus Software?” Where there was a bit of discussion as to whether Linux needed antivirus software installed.
There were some very informative comments from readers, which showed that in reality it would be very difficult to develop Linux based viruses, and that the real use would be to protect Windows users. After some thought and a bit of playing, I was introduced to ClamAV. For those not familiar, their site description says:“…Clam AntiVirus is an open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed especially for email scanning on mail gateways. It provides a number of utilities including a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner and advanced tool for automatic database updates. The core of the package is an anti-virus engine available in a form of shared library…“For me at least, this was a clear challenge to roll up my sleeves and create a small antivirus server (used to scan email). This would be useful to the sm…

How to get support for Ubuntu

Access Free DocumentationIf you are stumped by a problem, the chances are that someone else has encountered it too. Take a look at our Documentation site where you'll find the official documentation developed and maintained by the Ubuntu Documentation Team.Buy Professional Support Services The Canonical Global Support Services team understands the challenges you face when introducing and maintaining new platforms and applications, their experience and knowledge base will ensure you maximise the return on your Linux investment. Professional support is also available from companies listed as Canonical Partners. Get Free Community SupportA range of free support options are also available from the Ubuntu Community, including forums, IRC channels and mailing lists. The Ubuntu Local Community Teams provide multi-language community support. Technical Answers System
You can also add your support question in the new tech answers system which is a part of the Launchpad system. Here you can …