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Free Antivirus Software for Linux

LinuxPosted by Aman Hardikar Tue, May 24, 2011 08:48:23
The following are few of the linux based antivirus software that are free for personal use

Avast http://www.avast.com/eng/avast-for-linux-workstation.html
AVG http://free.avg.com/ww-en/download?prd=afl
BitDefender http://www.bitdefender.com/PRODUCT-80-en--BitDefender-Antivirus-Scanner-for-Unices.html
ClamAV http://www.clamav.net/download/
F-prot http://www.f-prot.com/products/home_use/
Panda AV http://www.pandasoftware.com/download/linux/linux.asp

BitDefender AV is the only software with a GUI version and integrates into the desktop environment (Start menu, right click menu ..). It can run continuously in the background similar to windows antivirus software. It also has the antispam module built in and integrates with other useful applications.

ClamAV also has 3rd party GUI interfaces like ClamTk (http://clamtk.sourceforge.net/)

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Ubuntu Must-Have Apps

LinuxPosted by Aman Hardikar Tue, May 24, 2011 08:47:01
OGMRIP
Application for ripping and encoding DVD (Simple and Easy Interface)
ogmrip is an application and a set of libraries for ripping and encoding DVD into AVI, OGM MP4 or Matroska files using a wide variety of codecs. It relies on mplayer, mencoder, ogmtools, mkvtoolnix, oggenc, lame and faac to perform its tasks.

o transcodes from DVD or files
o outputs ogm, avi, mp4 or matroska files
o calculates video bitrate for a given filesize
o calculates cropping parameters and scaling factors
o supports multiple audio and subtitles streams encoding
o lots of codecs (vorbis, mp3, pcm, ac3, dts, aac, xvid, lavc, x264, theora)
o uses maximum quality codec switches
o rips contiguous chapters

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Ubuntu Must-Have Apps

LinuxPosted by Aman Hardikar Tue, May 24, 2011 08:46:09
LEAFPAD
GTK+ based simple text editor
Leafpad is a simple GTK+ based text editor, the user interface is similar to Notepad. It aims to be lighter than GEdit & KWrite, and to be as useful as them.

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