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:

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You may set some useful preferences:
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To update virus definitions, type:

$ sudo freshclam

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