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Re: [vox-tech] linux and viruses



On Thursday 23 February 2006 20:31, Cylar Z wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Hope this isn't too inappropriate for this list...feel
> free to chastise me if it is.
>
> Here's the skinny. I'm trying to get my systems
> administrator (at work) to let me connect a laptop to
> his network so that I can surf the web at lunchtime.
> Now, the sysadmin is strictly a Microsoft man and
> knows nothing at all about Linux. He has balked at my
> request because while he is worried that I might
> inadvertently bring viruses/spyware/malware onto his
> network. It turns out that he was not even aware that
> Linux can speak TCP/IP and supports DHCP client
> networking functions.

He should be fired for that. He should know that UNIX is where all of this 
stuff was invented.

--Ken Bloom

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