Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 25th Nov 2008 21:36 UTC, submitted by jmalasko
Linux Although GNU/Linux has the reputation of being a more secure operating system than Microsoft Windows, you still need to secure the Linux desktop. This tutorial takes you through the steps of installing and configuring antivirus software, creating a backup-restore plan, and making practical use of a firewall. When you finish, you'll have the tools you need to harden your Linux desktop against most attacks and prevent illegal access to your computer.
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holywood
Member since:
2006-09-25

Thanks for saving myself 10 minutes ;)

But, could you give us a copy-pasta ?

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abraxas Member since:
2005-07-07

Thanks for saving myself 10 minutes ;)

But, could you give us a copy-pasta ?


The article is specific to Ubuntu but most applicatoins are available in standard distros. The basic article is as follows:

1. Install clamTk AV
2. Install rkhunter anti-rootkit
3. Install chrootkit anti-rootkit
4. Install firestarter firewall
5. Install Home User Backup
6. Install Updates
7. Password Protect GRUB

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