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Need suggestions for picture scanning software for my Ubuntu/Mint PC


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#1 Punchy71

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 08:06 AM

Greetings,

  I am looking for suggestions on free open source software I can download to my Ubuntu based Linux Mint PC that is for scanning pictures downloaded off the internet for virus and other malicious features.

 

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#2 battyhippie

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 08:26 AM

Technically, Punchy71, one of the joys of Linux o/s is the no need for an antivirus on your system. However I have read that it is not a bad idea for the simple reason that most Linux users do have some bit of Windows on their system. Of the list I have posted the link to, I have used avast!, on Windows systems, and have been pretty happy with it. 

 

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Antivirus






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