Well, let me give you some reasons why it is some important to use an antivirus for Linux OS’s. AVG command line setup Copyright (c) 2013 AVG Technologies CZ Your location: Start Welcome to the AVG for Linux/Free BSD Deployment Wizard.
Download the latest edition depending upon your distribution from the free AVG download page. The Wizard will help you deploy AVG according to your needs.
Please choose what you want to do now: N) Continue deploying AVG for another kind of protection. Type [N, E]: E Choose the any one of the above options whether you want to complete(Terminate) the deployment or Continue deploying AVG for another kind of protection.
In my case, I don’t want any other deployment, so I entered the letter ‘E’ to Terminate the deployment.
Be mindful that all commands should be run with root user privileges. Done AVG Anti-Virus for Linux/Free BSD Do you want to install the software package? 160172 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack avg2013flx-r3118-a6926.i386... Please enter the full path to the directory you want to secure (e.g.
Now are going see how to install AVG Antivirus in Ubuntu presently avg antivirus is having only files to install we need to convert this files to files to install avg in ubuntu for this we are using a program called alien.
We have already discussed about this you can check here You can download avg antivirus from here Install AVG Antivirus in Ubuntu Download the latest version of AVG from the above link to your /usr/local/src/ directory wget rpm -qip --scripts avg71flm-r30-a0791.i386Now you need to find the License Number looks like the following /usr/bin/avgscan -register 70FREE-TX-IB-P1-C01-S139FC-327-9FPB (This number migh vary for you) As i told you before we will convert file to file using the following command sudo alien -k avg71flm-r30-a0791.i386Installing debian package using the following command sudo dpkg -i avg71flm_r30_i386Now you need to Register your copy of AVG antivirus this time it will propt the following questions sudo /opt/grisoft/avggui/bin/avggui_update_Please enter two additional registration information.
q=AVG Anti-Virus for Linux finds it's no longer at AVG so read and read what folk are using today. My reading is you either go with the usual or Sophos.
R Proffitt is correct, no current version of AVG for Linux but we do have several options at Avast: https:// (these are more intended for servers, rather than free for consumers, but figured I'd give you the heads up!
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