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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Installing ClamAV from Ubuntu Linux.

          Most malware are written for Windows because of  its market share, however irrespective of OS platform (Windows or Linux or Android or ...), you need a good anti-malware application against viruses, worms, adware and other malware.

ClamAV is free and open source Anti-Virus, also available for Linux.

To install ClamAV,  open terminal and use below command line:

$ sudo apt-get install clamav clamtk

Once installed, you can access ClamAV from dashboard:



You may set some useful preferences:

 To update virus definitions, type:

$ sudo freshclam