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Old 04-27-2015, 07:23 AM   #1
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Thumbs up anti-virus program for linux.


hello all.

there is a free anti virus program from comodo, i downloaded it and set it up, everything worked out of the box and no crashes / hang ups. gui works fine and it feels like a professional program, i am very pleased with it.
i am using fedora 22 beta 64 bit and it is running fine.

i decided to post this here because i were positively surprised about the quality of the anti-virus program. i am still testing it tho.

anyways i tested if it would find some random win32 rootkit and it did, quarantine worked like it should after the scan had stopped.
https://www.comodo.com/home/internet...-for-linux.php

it has also mail scanner which i dont need / test.
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:05 AM   #2
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Have you used clamav? It is also free and kept updated.
 
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yeah, i have used clamav, but i decided to test other programs too, so far this prog from comodo feels most "professional".
 
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Does it run in c-line mode as well?
 
Old 04-27-2015, 11:55 AM   #5
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Does it run in c-line mode as well?
i dont think so, as far as i know its a gui program. i have set up scheduled scanning and it doesnt run in background even then, it pops up little window where are files scanned and progress etc.
 
Old 04-27-2015, 12:02 PM   #6
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i am using fedora 22 beta 64 bit and it is running fine.
Hi...

Thank you for the heads up. So there is no noticeable (or should I say "unacceptable,") affect on system performance?

Regards...
 
Old 04-27-2015, 01:51 PM   #7
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you do know that there are about only 1 or 2 dozen or so viruses for linux
( last i herd 1.75 million for Microsoft )

and on fedora with SELinux set to enforcing ( fedora's DEFAULT )
ZERO!!!!! of them can install
( Trojans that YOU!!! install -- well YOU INSTALLED IT)

there are a few multi platform java and flash based that will run in ram
but rebooting uninstalls the virus

you ONLY really need to keep MICROSOFT viruses out of the files YOU !!! share with Microsoft users
and ClamAV is PERFECT for that

and it you run a mail server
clam runs as a deamon for mail servers

i REALLY like that list of OUTDATED and END OF LIFE operating systems
from the link in the first post
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Ubuntu 12.04
Red Hat Enterprise
Linux Server 5.9, 6.3
Fedora 17
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
OpenSUSE Linux 12.1
Debian 6.0
CentOS 5.9, 6.2
Mint 13
CentOS 5.8, 6.2
ubuntu LTS 12.04 might still be supported
but fedora 17 is LONG DEAD
centos 5.9 and 6.2 are UNSUPPORTED
Debian 6 ???? HA! HA! HA! HA! the current is Debian 8
OpenSUSE 12.1 -- died a LONG TIME AGO - many YEARS AGO

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Old 04-28-2015, 03:57 AM   #8
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you do know that there are about only 1 or 2 dozen or so viruses for linux
( last i herd 1.75 million for Microsoft )
i need it for windows virii.

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Hi...

Thank you for the heads up. So there is no noticeable (or should I say "unacceptable,") affect on system performance?

Regards...
i have "on access" scanning enabled and it runs just fine no hang ups or anything, one thing i like about it is cloud scanning and automatic posting to comodo of unknown / suspected files. it takes about 9-10% of cpu with my system. Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 2.50GHz
 
  


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