Install Clamav (Clam Antivirus) On Ubuntu

Install Clamav (Clam Antivirus) On Ubuntu

 

 

This short, simple tutorial will explain how to install and use Clamav with Ubuntu.

To install Clamav,

  •  Install Clam AV
  •  root# sudo apt-get install clamav
  •  Install Clam AV Automated Package
  • root:# sudo apt-get install clamav-daemon
  • Clam AV Usage
  • To use Clamav,
  • Open the terminal
  •  Run a scan
  •  Scan the home directory and recursive files and folders.
  •  root# clamscan -r /home
  •  Scan everything
  • root# clamscan -r /
  •  Output Sample:
  •  ———– SCAN SUMMARY ———–
  •  Known viruses: 2304039
  • Engine version: 0.97.8
  • Scanned directories: 29545
  •  Scanned files: 111854
  •  Infected files: 0
  • Total errors: 18080
  •  Data scanned: 3206.81 MB
  •  Data read: 6249.99 MB (ratio 0.51:1)
  •  Time: 307.823 sec (5 m 7 s)
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