Anti-Virus Software on Linux

A friend contacted me today running an Ubuntu live CD and trying to scan a windows drive for viruses. So for future reference the following antivirus packages can be tried:

Clam is in the repositories so you don’t need to specifically download it – just search within the Software Center e.g. ClamTk. BitDefender and Avira both had pretty good reviews in Linux Format magazine while AVG failed to impress them.

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