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How to install avast anti virus software in ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

Posted 11-24-2010 at 02:26 AM by allu john sudhakar

First you have to download avast anti virus software from avast website

http://www.avast.com/linux-home-edition#tab4

now you will see avast web page called avast Linux home edition

you will see a Note: the program will not work with out a valid license key. To get your key places use the registration form.

You have to click on registration form now you will see a new page called “Register for your free avast 1 year license” in the you have to give full details information to register for free license you will get key to your mail.

Now you have go to avast Linux Edition (DEB Package)

now you will see opening avast 4 workstation_1.3.0-2_i386.deb box

you have to select

(.) open with “Ubuntu software Center (Default)”

press {OK} button

after downloading is over. You will see a box called Ubuntu software Center in that you see Right side a small box called Install

just press that Install Button

after you press Install button it will ask your system password give your password and press enter

it will installed

now close your Ubuntu software Center

now got Applications --> Accessories --> avast anti virus

just press in avast anti virus. You will see a box in that box you have to give avast key already they send to your mail

after giving key and press enter you will get a box called avast anti virus

now you go to update database and click. It will downloading updates.

After update is over you can Scan your system in three ways

1. home directory 2. Entire 3. Selected folder

and you have to choose type of Scan

1.Quick 2. standard 3. Thorough

That all enjoy now

Allu John Sudhakar
System/Network Administrator
UCE, OU Osmania University
Hyderabad
to see my Blogger (for Ubuntu) http://allujohn.blogspot.com
Any help mail to me aj_sudhakar@yahoo.co.in
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