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

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.

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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… add one
  • suresh Apr 13, 2007 @ 12:25

    becasuse i think my computer is fill with virus

  • Harpal Aug 29, 2007 @ 14:31

    I wanted a antivirus for linux platform

    • abishekd Jun 11, 2011 @ 8:25

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

  • john Aug 31, 2007 @ 4:03

    wish it will owrk

  • A Milne Sep 7, 2007 @ 1:38

    I’ve used AVG for windows, i’m sure it will work 🙂

  • Johan May 10, 2008 @ 6:16

    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.

  • davie Feb 10, 2009 @ 5:33

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

  • donna daniels Apr 27, 2009 @ 11:42

    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

  • roberto chileno Jul 27, 2009 @ 19:54
  • shajan P C Aug 2, 2009 @ 19:16

    AVG 8.0 IS VERY PROBLOM

  • GustafH Dec 5, 2013 @ 16:01

    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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