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How many of you run an antivirus product on your systems? What AV do you use if you do?
EDIT: For those who do or don't, why do you pick the way that you do?

How many of you run an Antivirus product on your Ubuntu systems? What do you use?
EDIT: For those who do or don't, why do you pick the way that you do?


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I just spent the last two-and-a-half hours learning the actual rules for licensing for Windows Server and virtual environments. It's a little complex. Also, licensing for desktop versions (Windows XP, 7, 8, 10, etc) is even worse (you are almost required to have VDI licensing to access the virtual machines if they are hosted on a remote server. If they are running on the local host then you just need the install license). Should it really be that complex? #Microsoft #Windows #WindowsServer #Server2012 #Server2012R2 #Server2016 #Server2008R2 #licensing

I wonder if #TenFourFox runs well under OS X 10.6? Time to find out!

Please note, I am not using my trusty old MacBook Pro (1,1) as my main machine. Please do not use software that is a very vulnerable on the internet as a primary machine. I have done some custom patching to the back end OS and utilities far beyond what Apple has officially pushed, and when online am blocking JavaScript, Flash, and Java, and have an Anti-Virus application (plus I have an IPS/IDS that watches my network traffic too).

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Okay, I upgraded my work desktop to Fedora 25 from Fedora 24, sign in, and weirdness happens. My second monitor is completely garbled as shown. System details are as follows:

Fedora 25
Intel Core i7 920
16 GB RAM
Radeon HD 6450 (primary monitor here, works great)
Radeon HD 5450 (second monitor here, pictured)

Any thoughts? I don't know where to dig for more information since the display stack has been changed a little too much for my liking.
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Linux users will understand this one ;) 
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Wow. As some of you know, I use the spare computing power that I have (the extra computers that are all over my room) to contribute to scientific research, like curing cancer and mapping the cosmos (think things like Folding@HOME), via the distributed computing client known as BOINC. One of those projects, a protein folding simulation for developing cancer treatment medication, has finished its mission and has thus come to an end. While I am happy that the project has succeeded, I now have a gap in my compute cluster, as that project was the main one using my AMD GPUs, and the only medical research project that I contribute to that used the AMD GPU. Now I have to find something to fill in the gap. Maybe I'll start mining litecoin/dogecoin again? But either way, congratulations to the POEM@HOME team for their research. I am proud to say that my computing power is helping humanity, in addition to keeping me and the cat warm in the winter time ;) #DistributedComputing #ClusterComputing #OpenCL #GPGPU +BOINC 

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Well then.
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