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How to install Comodo Antivirus for Ubuntu.

Mar 12.2021Linux written by Razvan Iancu
Comodo Antivirus for Linux is a free antivirus for Linux operating systems.

Open the command line terminal and we will show you how to install Comodo Antivirus on Ubuntu and Debian and Linux Mint operating systems to ensure their online security.

1. Download and install libssl0.9.8 for Ubuntu

To install Comodo Antivirus, you need an additional file that is libssl for Ubuntu.

$ sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
Copy and add the following resource link anywhere in sources.list

deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu universul principal trusty-security
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Save with: CTRL + O
Exit editor: CTRL + X

$ sudo apt update
After upgrading, you now need to download libssl

Download libssl0.9.8 (security.ubuntu.com)
Download libssl0.9.8 (secure.softx64.com)

Open the Downloads directory and install libssl0.9.8

$ sudo dpkg -i libssl0.9.8_0.9.8o-7ubuntu3.2.14.04.1_amd64.deb
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2. Download Comodo AntiVirus for Linux

Now you need to download the antivirus for Ubuntu operating system, open the link below and just click the Download Free Version button.

Download Comodo AntiVirus for Linux

After downloading the .deb file, you can use the GDebi Package Installer utility or the command line from the Terminal:

$ sudo dpkg -i cav-linux_x64.deb

3. Comodo Linux Antivirus successfully installed

Once the installation is complete, click on the application icon to run and open the graphical user interface for Comodo Antivirus Linux ... To update the antivirus database, just click the Update option.

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In conclusion, Comodo Antivirus is the best antivirus software for Linux. It is well known for its unique support for architecture and cross-platform features. It also supports an email scanning feature with an additional antivirus protection system, which is not available in other applications.