Will Linux Operating System (OS) get affected by the virus inside it, to the softwares?

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asked Oct 19, 2015 in General by PradeepKumar_E (1,110 points)  

I am thinking of installing Linux operating system in my PC. Will the linux operating system and softwares of it affect by the virus. Any anti virus is necessary for that to be installed. I need to know answer me ASAP.

   

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answered Nov 28, 2015 by Sanjeev Kundu (140 points)  

Linux does not need antivirus.

Don't think twice for installing Linux on our PC.

 

Reference :

https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/security#TOC-Antivirus-software-and-rootkit-removers

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