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Old 07-18-2009, 07:23 AM   #1
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antivirus for suse 11


what can i install for an antivirus in suse 11,Gnome desktop
 
Old 07-18-2009, 07:30 AM   #2
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Well there's a few:

Clamav
Avg
Avast.

I would imagine Clamav is available Suse's package manager,Yast?.
The others can be downloaded from the internet
 
Old 07-18-2009, 07:31 AM   #3
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You generally don't need antivirus software when dealing with other GNU/Linux systems. If however you are exchanging files with winblows (users) then clamav is free, opensource and available.
 
Old 07-19-2009, 09:40 AM   #4
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clamav

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Well there's a few:

Clamav
Avg
Avast.

I would imagine Clamav is available Suse's package manager,Yast?.
The others can be downloaded from the internet
I installed clamav, but how do i manage it, run scans, chceck logs ect

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Old 07-19-2009, 10:22 AM   #5
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You can run it it from a shell,i do something like:

Code:
freshclam
To make sure the virus database is up to date,then to scan the entire system:

Code:
clamscan -r /
Here's a link to the Clamav doc's section:

http://www.clamav.net/doc/latest/

I find the pdf manual quite useful.
You can also use a gui front end for Clamav,have a search with your package manager for clamtk.

As regard to logs have a look in /var/log
 
Old 07-19-2009, 10:27 AM   #6
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I installed clamav, but how do i manage it, run scans, chceck logs ect
You can integrate clamav in fetchmail with procmail, and scan your mails
 
Old 07-19-2009, 10:46 AM   #7
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There's also a frontend for clam called clamtk.
 
Old 07-19-2009, 05:22 PM   #8
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F-Prot offers a free version for Linux home users also.

http://www.f-prot.com/products/home_use/linux/
 
Old 07-19-2009, 07:15 PM   #9
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Since we're pushing AV: BitDefender offers a free version for Linux home users also. Detection results might even be better but by all means do test for yourself...
 
Old 07-19-2009, 07:19 PM   #10
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Avira also has a Linux version.
 
Old 07-19-2009, 07:50 PM   #11
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Might as well make this a good thread for further queries. AVG also does a free linux version.
 
Old 07-19-2009, 07:58 PM   #12
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the_trooper already pointed that out, though ...
Here's a link with some:
http://cybernetnews.com/best-linux-a...y-clam-norton/
including McAfee, ClamAV, Norton, Kaspersky ...

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Old 07-19-2009, 08:19 PM   #13
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Oops, my bad. Time for some sleep I think
 
Old 09-29-2009, 01:39 AM   #14
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Cool

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what can i install for an antivirus in suse 11,Gnome desktop

I prefer you to download

Full Antivirus Software


PC Security Advisor

Paretologic Anti-Virus Plus

Macrovirus-oncall

Antivirus Wizard

All-Antivirus

Winavm

Operating System: Windows Vista, XP Service Pack 2,Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
 
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Old 09-29-2009, 02:55 AM   #15
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firewall - keep 'em out don't put 'em right.

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