how to update virus scanner.....????

Asked by lookatawijeet on 2009-08-30

 i am using 64 version.

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Which virus scanner... ? please tell the name...

lookatawijeet (lookatawijeet) said : #2

clamtk 4.08

Bhavani Shankar (bhavi) said : #3

You can try out f-prot

refer

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=623665

Regards

Please read already answered questions on clamtk https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamtk
expecially this one: https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamtk/+question/66470

In short on an empty desktop press alt+F2 and into opened windows type:

gksudo clamtk

and go to the Help menu item and update your virus Signature or use the clamav "freshclam" command open a terminal and type:

sudo freshclam

Hope this helps

lookatawijeet (lookatawijeet) said : #5

hey brother, i am a workoholic, and i am not going to surrender to this prob,

installing any good anti virus...

will give me a win- win situation in promoting, my view of using linux,

i am single person in my frend circle using linux....

and don't mind to my time consuming silly questions....

i am a PHARMACY student, who knows only windows, and now a little of ubuntu...

(anyways i ws knowing, while installing 64 bit that, i may be getting problems,,,
i am again asking u shall i switch to 32 bit )

ur replies boost my confidence,

with regards...

AWIJEET RISHAV

Tom (tom6) said : #6

I found things were much better after i switched to 32bit version of Ubuntu but that was quite a few months ago.

You might like this link
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Antivirus

Also this one is good for looking up odd things occasionally
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwitchingToUbuntu/FromWindows

Good luck and regards from
Tom :)

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