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Old 17th March 2011, 06:16 PM
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Old 17th March 2011, 06:55 PM
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I use trend and it is pretty good. Problem with most security suites though is they won't pick up malware. Got malware bytes installed and it doesn't conflict with anti virus software.
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Old 17th March 2011, 07:30 PM
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AVG. It doesn't give me any problems.
All the security and disc cleaning software I use is freeware.

I've used it,but prefer Avast. Only irritating thing is it announces updates in a loud voice.

Comodo firewall

Peerblock


Spybot Search And Destroy as an on-demand sweeper,not real time.

Also have a nifty little add on for Firefox called 'trackmenot'

Disc cleaning;

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Old 17th March 2011, 07:55 PM
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So far I'm still using Kaspersky for Windows machines,..Although I find the new interface kinda dorky marketing what would I know.

Oh and FWIW

http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/...x-introduction
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Old 17th March 2011, 07:58 PM
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Rewrite all my software so I don't have to fuck around with emulators and your're on.

Nothing serious. Fully featured GIS and image databasing solutions first (I mean a real one not something like that Picassa shit) and we'll sort out the rest later.
Try Virtualbox.

Most of the software you probably class as essential has a decent Linux replacement (or a compatible build). If not in the cloud. I've been using Open/Libre office exclusively with no problem.

Unless you're a diehard .Net exponent, at which point I abandon all hope.
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Old 17th March 2011, 08:10 PM
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By all means get hold of a copy of GRASS and attempt to do some real work with it, good luck.

That blog doesn't mention it but ESRI's top of the range product is UNIX based and extremely powerful, also extremely expensive (I don't own a sun SPARC either).

I do know people who have got useful GIS applications going in linux, but you need to be the sort of person who is happy to spend an inordinate amount of time fiddling. I don't enjoy that sort of challenge.
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Old 17th March 2011, 09:25 PM
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For the people recommending MSE: does that have a decent firewall? I tried it a few months ago and it definitely didn't have a firewall.

As for security suites: I use ESET Smart Security - had I much of a choice I'd probably dump the antivirus bit and keep the firewall and use MSE for AV protection.

@Black: what about running applications in WINE though?
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Old 17th March 2011, 09:31 PM
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True Windows does have a firewall, but the problem is that it cannot notify you of an application that's attempting to access a port or anything like that; it only does this for inbound connection attempts. In addition ESET will tell you if an application has been modified, and whether or not to keep allowing it through the firewall. If they implement all that I'm dumping ESET for sure.

I have both enabled because as far as I understand, the Windows firewall will be started before the network stack is loaded. And I notice no noticeable (network) performance penalties by doing this either.

About an antivirus product having a firewall; it doesn't help much that they call it "Microsoft Security Essentials" instead of "Microsoft Antivirus" or something; "Security Essentials" implies more of a suite than a stand-alone antivirus.
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I have all my CPU's working just on dynamic iptables rulesets to block possible fundy infiltration of my home network.

It even controls how many requests the teenagers can make to the internet a day.

[code]host-tcplimit xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 80 1 day on[/code]So they can make 1 request on the squid proxy server a day, before they are blocked

check out the usage they pull on this old box....

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/dev/lxvm/dcm 2.8T 2.5T 252G 92% /dcm
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16:11:40 up 1 day, 22:52, 72 users, load average: 78.87, 77.22, 74.07
956 processes: 880 sleeping, 73 running, 1 zombie, 2 stopped
CPU states: cpu user nice system irq softirq iowait idle
total 96.1% 0.0% 3.3% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu00 95.6% 0.0% 4.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu01 80.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 19.8% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu02 98.3% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu03 99.5% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu04 95.8% 0.0% 4.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu05 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu06 99.4% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu07 99.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu08 98.1% 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu09 99.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu10 99.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu11 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu12 94.1% 0.0% 5.3% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu13 94.8% 0.0% 4.5% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu14 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu15 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu16 99.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu17 99.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu18 81.7% 0.0% 15.4% 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu19 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu20 99.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu21 99.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu22 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu23 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu24 95.3% 0.0% 4.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0%
cpu25 89.7% 0.0% 9.0% 0.0% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu26 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu27 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu28 99.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu29 98.4% 0.0% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu30 95.8% 0.0% 4.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu31 98.4% 0.0% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu32 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu33 86.1% 0.0% 13.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu34 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu35 99.1% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
cpu36 94.1% 0.0% 5.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu37 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu38 99.7% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu39 99.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu40 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu41 99.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu42 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu43 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu44 77.2% 0.0% 19.2% 0.0% 3.5% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu45 95.9% 0.0% 3.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu46 99.4% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu47 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu48 99.5% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu49 71.7% 0.0% 24.0% 0.0% 4.2% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu50 99.6% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu51 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu52 99.6% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu53 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu54 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu55 98.8% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu56 99.5% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu57 99.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu58 72.1% 0.0% 27.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu59 81.8% 0.0% 17.9% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu60 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu61 65.7% 0.0% 34.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu62 99.5% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
cpu63 98.6% 0.0% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Mem: 182805648k av, 143510624k used, 39295024k free, 0k shrd, 0k buff
32900208k active, 68785376k inactive
Swap: 17919936k av, 0k used, 17919936k free 76573264k cached
PID USER PRI NI SIZE RSS SHARE STAT %CPU %MEM TIME CPU COMMAND
25335 foo 25 0 155M 110M 137M R 1.5 0.0 2499m 29 POHH
28917 foo 25 0 54.7G 14M 54.7G R 1.5 0.0 1814m 17 rms
28918 fred 25 0 54.7G 15M 54.7G R 1.5 0.0 1814m 53 ras
[/code]poor bastards.
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Old 18th March 2011, 05:48 AM
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Why TF do I have to listen to people drop "LINUX" every time an obvious Windows question is asked. Woopdey fucking do.. You like Linux.. I like Windows.
Heh I was going to bitch about people dropping Windows into a thread which was obviously about security ...
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