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Re: newbie help with software install

#21 Post by galaxysurfer » Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:22 am

ok thanx i figured a missing piece was setting the right permissions. As I said i was doing a test run in virtualbox before I pave over my linuxmint hdd with mx17.

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Re: newbie help with software install

#22 Post by Stevo » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:08 pm

Shipping scripts/executables with the executable bit off seems to be the correct thing to do, though it may confuse beginners. That's how I see most of those available for download.

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Re: newbie help with software install

#23 Post by arjaybe » Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:06 pm

Thought I'd give it a try. Downloaded, set executable, installed required packages, clicked and ran install. Rebooted and ran setup. Whoops! You can either buy a license or try it for two weeks. Hmph. I'm not used to these Windows-style gotchas. Ran it on my data partitions - nothing found in almost 1,000,000 objects. Now, how to uninstall. Easy, click on the installer again and select uninstall. Reboot. (what is with all this rebooting?)

Analysis: Looks nice. Runs smoothly, although it took 1.25 hours to scan my data partitions. As with all the previous experiments (I do this every decade or so, just to see) I can't see any use in it. A good choice, though, for anyone who wants antivirus on Linux, and is willing to pay for it.
Intel Celeron 1007U with integrated HD Graphics 2500, 4GB RAM

Maybe he will grow into the job.

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Re: newbie help with software install

#24 Post by Mauser » Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:40 pm

Hopefully one day Eset or another antivirus will be in the repository so I can install it with Synaptic. The command line is not a viable installation option for me.

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Re: newbie help with software install

#25 Post by fehlix » Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:23 pm

Mauser wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:40 pm
Hopefully one day Eset or another antivirus will be in the repository so I can install it with Synaptic. The command line is not a viable installation option for me.
Just install ClamTK it's GUI for ClamAV available via MXPI / Synaptic.

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Re: newbie help with software install

#26 Post by Mauser » Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:54 pm

fehlix wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:23 pm
Mauser wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:40 pm
Hopefully one day Eset or another antivirus will be in the repository so I can install it with Synaptic. The command line is not a viable installation option for me.
Just install ClamTK it's GUI for ClamAV available via MXPI / Synaptic.
I have ClamTK already. I was looking for something better.

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Re: newbie help with software install

#27 Post by turtlebay777 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:48 pm

Mauser wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:54 pm
fehlix wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:23 pm
Mauser wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:40 pm
Hopefully one day Eset or another antivirus will be in the repository so I can install it with Synaptic. The command line is not a viable installation option for me.
Just install ClamTK it's GUI for ClamAV available via MXPI / Synaptic.
I have ClamTK already. I was looking for something better.
Have you tried Windows?

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Re: newbie help with software install

#28 Post by fehlix » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:34 am

Mauser wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:54 pm
I have ClamTK already. I was looking for something better.
Well, ClamTK can check with virustotal against 50++ av-scanner, which you won't find in most other avs.

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Re: newbie help with software install

#29 Post by Mauser » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:21 pm

fehlix wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:34 am
Mauser wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:54 pm
I have ClamTK already. I was looking for something better.
Well, ClamTK can check with virustotal against 50++ av-scanner, which you won't find in most other avs.
Thanks, I was just looking to see if there is something better to come out in the future. There aren't any other antivirus programs that work. In the mean time I hope the Superman philosophy in Linux continues to protect us and that I don't come across any Kryptonite. :crossfingers:

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Re: newbie help with software install

#30 Post by galaxysurfer » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:33 am

Eset has built in anti malware as well. Not sure how that compares to ClamAV

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