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i'm new to linux so i don't know about any antivirus programs for linux? does anyone know which one i should get and where i can get one? thanks!...
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    i'm new to linux so i don't know about any antivirus programs for linux? does anyone know which one i should get and where i can get one? thanks!

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    try this link

    http://www.clamav.net/

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    Don't use the Internet as root and you're pretty much fine.

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    Seven years of using Linux here and I've never used an AV program, but clamav as indicated by deltaflyer is a popular AV proggy for those Linux users that do want to use one.

    Good luck with all your security efforts...

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    re:antivirus program

    Antivir can be installed with Yast: It's on one of the 5 suse9.3 installation discs.
    This is the AntiVir virus scanner software package of H+BEDV Datentechnik GmbH, Germany. The package ships with an evaluation license only. Please register your copy at http://www.hbedv.com/ (a private, non-commercial license is free of charge)

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    I just got this program and yum installed it. However I can't find it and when I go in a terminal and type "ClamAV" it doesnt open or find it...any help?

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    @unknown, the little distro thing in everyone's profile is there for a reason. Plus who would want to get a non-free antivirus when there's ClamAV?

    @Velintien, Unix is case-sensitive, so try 'clamav'.

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    I tried that, too :-/

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    Well, have you tried entering "clam" and then pressing tab twice? That will either fill in the command (if only one command starts with 'clam') or show you all possible commands that start with 'clam'.

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    it worked...and omg that scan was quick 1 second and its done? is it suppose to be that quick?

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