How To Install ClamAV 5.07 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS, And Other Debian And Ubuntu Derivatives

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, ClamTK is a GTK graphical user interface for ClamAV, an antivirus program for Linux. Antiviruses are used on Linux systems to find and remove viruses that may eat Windows systems.

The latest version available is ClamTK 5.07, which has been recently released. Among others, it comes with a fixes that makes ClamTk available via the Unity Dash, a fix for the wording in the Update panel has been implemented, the permissions of the locale files have been standardized, the tooltips in the Settings panel have received some enhancements, the scanning function has received some extra arguments to avoid any incidents and a bunch of translations have been added.

For a full list of improvements brought by the latest version of ClamTK, see the changelog.

how to install ClamTk 5.0.7 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE, Debian, Crunchbang

In this article I will show you how to install ClamTk 5.0.7 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE, Debian, Crunchbang and other Debian and Ubuntu derivative systems.

Because it is not available via any ppa, we have to download the deb package from the official site and install it by hand. Follow the instructions exactly, in order to get a successful installation of ClamTK 5.07 on the listed Ubuntu, Debian and derivate systems:

$ wget https://bitbucket.org/dave_theunsub/clamtk/downloads/clamtk_5.07-1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ sudo gdebi clamtk_5.07-1_all.deb

Optional, to remove clamtk, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove clamtk*

Bonus, install the plugin for ClamTK integration in Thunar, XFCE’s file manager:

$ wget https://bitbucket.org/dave_theunsub/thunar-sendto-clamtk/downloads/thunar-sendto-clamtk_0.05-1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ sudo gdebi thunar-sendto-clamtk_0.05-1_all.deb

Optional, to remove thunar sendto clamtk, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove thunar-sendto-clamtk*

Bonus, install the plugin for ClamTK integration in Dolphin, KDE’s file manager:

$ wget https://bitbucket.org/dave_theunsub/clamtk-kde/downloads/clamtk-kde_0.16-1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ sudo gdebi clamtk-kde_0.16-1_all.deb

Optional, to remove clamtk kde, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove clamtk-kde*

Bonus, install the plugin for ClamTK integration in Nemo, Cinnamon’s file manager:

$ wget -c https://bitbucket.org/dave_theunsub/nemo-sendto-clamtk/downloads/nemo-sendto-clamtk_0.02-1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ sudo gdebi nemo-sendto-clamtk_0.02-1_all.deb

Optional, to remove nemo sendto clamtk, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove nemo-sendto-clamtk*

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