[PLUG] Basic Questions

Vishal Khialani vishal.khialani at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 10:40:53 IST 2009

Dear Aditya,
Thank you for your update.


On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 8:47 AM, Aditya Godbole<aag.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 11:08 AM, Vishal
> Khialani<vishal.khialani at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have just started using linux and wanted to ask a few questions.
>> 1) I have heard there are no viruses in linux.  Is that ture ? if no
>> where can I get a good antivirus software for linux.
> This claim is false. However, the number of viruses and their
> effectiveness is so low, that you probably won't need an antivirus
> solution. ClamAV and AVG have Linux versions.
>> 2) Is there a site where I can visit daily to get some basic news and
>> updates about linux.
> What do you mean by updates about 'Linux'? The linux you use is
> actually an aggregation of thousands of pieces of software written by
> different people. You will have to track news and updates of each part
> separately. There may be sites which aggregate news. Maybe your
> distribution's website has something of that sort.
>> 3) Kindly suggest a book which can teach me about basic as well as
>> advance linux shell scripting so that I can be good at this os.
> There is another thread going on on this list which is discussing this
> very topic. You can take a look at that.
> -aditya
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Vishal Khialani

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