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eScan Anti-Virus for Linux Desktops

eScan Anti-Virus for Linux Desktops.

eScan Antivirus is an anti-virus program created by the Indian antivirus company Micro Technologies Inc, in 1993.

Today, eScan is internationally renowned and the software has one of the best virus protections on the market today.

In tests conducted by AV-TEST Lab 09/2015, eScan Antivirus for Linux Desktop displays a 99.8% detection rate when tested against Windows-based threats and 85.7% for Linux-based threats.

The prices are also 10 USD lower for a Linux user license compared to the Windows / MAC versions.

Language support: Greek, Spanish, Italian, Latin Spanish, Russian, German, English, French, Dutch, Japanese.

Installation files:

.rpm or .deb

Hardware specifications:

  • CPU: Intel® series 1GHz & above
  • Disk Space: 1 GB & above of free disk space
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM & above

Platforms Supported:

  • RHEL 4 & above (32 & 64 bit)
  • CentOS 5.10 & above (32 & 64 bit)
  • SLES 10 SP3 & above (32 & 64 bit)
  • Debian 4.0 & above (32 & 64 bit)
  • OpenSuSe 10.1 & above (32 & 64 bit)

Kernel Support: For Real-time Scanning Version 2.6.18 or later and for Web Filter 2.6.32 or later.

Price range: 20 USD+

Note: Should probably read this article by The Wire here before making a purchase. Also, they do not send you a trial key, when you sign-up. So doesn' t seem to be a very reliable Indian company.

Developers website

How to uninstall eScan Antivirus:

sudo dpkg -P escan-antivirus

Press Enter. Done...