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10 Simple Methods for Happily Running Ubuntu

Oct 16, 2008, 19:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

"5) There is no such thing as a malware proof PC.

"You read this right, there is no way in the world that any OS, even Ubuntu Linux, is going to provide you 100 percent protection against silly user mistakes or outward malware aimed at creating problems for your computer.

"To this day, there are simple one-line commands I can convince most people to click on, in a script form, that will hose their installation of Ubuntu. If that’s not considered malware, then I don’t know what is. Clearly, being aware of what you are installing, executing or clicking on from the Web remains as important as it does in Windows."

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