Friday, January 15, 2010

Linux's Anti Virus aka CLAMAV

Linux's Anti Virus aka CLAMAV, Starting from the question seoarang friends. Is there an anti virus in linux that is not from a terminal command?. Yes, I answered. But still a little install it using the command in the terminal. Here, we practice:

airaku22@airaku22-desktop:~ $:sudo apt-get install clamav

This will complete the basic scanner installation.

GTK frontend for the Clam AntiVirus scanner

If you want to install GTK frontend for the Clam AntiVirus scanner in ubuntu you can install avscan or clamtk

This example i am installing clamTK

Download clamtk using the following command

airaku22@airaku22-desktop:~ $:wget http://puzzle.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/clamtk/clamtk_3.05-1_all.deb

Now you need to install clamtk .deb package using the following command

airaku22@airaku22-desktop:~ $:sudo dpkg -i clamtk_3.05-1_all.deb

If you get any problems use the following command

airaku22@airaku22-desktop:~ $:sudo apt-get -f install

This will complete the installation of Anti Virus

If you want to open clamtk go to Applications--->Accessories--->Virus Scanner

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