Thursday, January 29, 2009

HOWTO Install AVG anti-virus - Ubuntu

HOWTO Install AVG anti-virus for Ubuntu

AVG is a free edition antivirus solution with GUI for Linux
Does Ubuntu (or any linux box) need to use an anti-virus?
YES -> 'cause I use too many USB flash drives. So I receive viruses but I dont want to infect another PCs (Windows)

1.- Download Deb Package
Web: http://free.avg.com/download?prd=afl
Package: avg75fld-r51-a1243.i386.deb

2.- Install by using Packet Installer (.deb)


3.- Execute AVG
root@server:/usr/local# avggui
wmunguiam@server:/$ sudo avggui


4.- Update antivirus
Go to "Program" -> Settings -> Update: Add your Name and Company
Then It will Possible to Update

5.- Scan for virus


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