Download of the day: Free AVG 7.1 anti-virus for Linux

by on October 23, 2006 · 11 comments· LAST UPDATED October 23, 2006

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If you use Windows emulators such as Win4Lin or other programs under Linux to run popular windows application, you must use Anti virus to avoid problems.

AVG Anti-Virus is free software for private, non-commercial, single home computer use only. Latest version 7.1.30 runs on Linux :)

This anti-Virus software used by millions of users, has introduced a new free version of its software specifically for the Linux desktop.

Sure Linux popularity is growing everyday. It is only a matter of time before the Linux operating system becomes more widely targeted by virus and malware writers. So getting a software protection is must.

Main fetures of software

  • Easy to use
  • Regular and automatic virus database updates
  • Realtime protection of files and e-mails
  • Scheduled and manual testing etc

However this software only runs on selected Linux distro [ no support for Debian or Ubuntu Linux :( ] :-

  • Mandriva Linux
  • RedHat/Fedora Linux
  • Suse Linux etc

Free AVG 7.1 anti-virus for Linux

Important links

=> AVG software Download Link [grisoft.com]
=> Review: Free AVG 7.1 for Linux is a must have [theinquirer.net]

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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

1 suresh April 13, 2007 at 12:25 pm

becasuse i think my computer is fill with virus

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2 Harpal August 29, 2007 at 2:31 pm

I wanted a antivirus for linux platform

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3 abishekd June 11, 2011 at 8:25 am

my computer is full of virus please give me avg virus software

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4 john August 31, 2007 at 4:03 am

wish it will owrk

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5 A Milne September 7, 2007 at 1:38 am

I’ve used AVG for windows, i’m sure it will work :-)

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6 Johan May 10, 2008 at 6:16 am

It looks like a nice interface. For other Linux users, like Ubuntu, there is Avast antivirus from http://www.avast.com. The home edition is free and unlike other free antiviruses, it includes a realtime scanner on open files and running executables. There is also a Windows version available which I used on Vista. Although they require a registration key, it is free for non-commercial use. The non-free commercial version differs mostly in extra administrator tools.

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7 davie February 10, 2009 at 5:33 am

pliz quite a good work but can yo pliz sent to me update 8.0

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8 donna daniels April 27, 2009 at 11:42 am

i get avg 7.5 i need update for it itry over few months now cannot gett update can you help me get update for my 7.5 pls thank you

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9 roberto chileno July 27, 2009 at 7:54 pm
10 shajan P C August 2, 2009 at 7:16 pm

AVG 8.0 IS VERY PROBLOM

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11 GustafH December 5, 2013 at 4:01 pm

AVG 7.5 can`t be downloaded via AVG`s site longer.

Looks for people`s backup copies of AVG 7.5 for Linux.

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