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Does anybody know any good free or open source Clam alternative?


There is good list at of course.


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Why not ClamAV itself, if I might ask? – flight May 29 '09 at 14:26
up vote 6 down vote accepted

Listed in no particular order. These are the antivirus applications I know that run on Linux.

  1. Sophos
  2. Trend Micro Server Project
  3. RAV Antivirus
  4. Vexira Antivirus
  5. Panda Antivirus
  6. AVG Antivirus
  7. Avira Antivir

Also check Open Antivirus.

With the exception of Open Antivirus, they are not free software / open source, though. – flight May 29 '09 at 14:24

You have the solution from Avira (Antivir), a free edition is available for Linux :


I use fprot on linux:

F-PROT Antivirus for Linux Workstations is FREE for use by personal users on personal workstations


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