How To Install ClamTK 5.00 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian, KWheezy And Crunchbang

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 5.00, which has been recently released. For a list of improvements brought by the latest version of ClamTK, see the changelog.

 how to install ClamTK 5.00 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian, KWheezy and Crunchbang.

In this article I will show you how to install ClamTK 5.00 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian, KWheezy and Crunchbang.

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 5.00 on the listed Ubuntu and derivates:

$ wget https://bitbucket.org/dave_theunsub/clamtk/downloads/clamtk_5.00-1_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i clamtk_5.00-1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

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_0.04-1_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i thunar-sendto-clamtk_0.04-1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

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

$ wget https://bitbucket.org/dave_theunsub/clamtk-kde/downloads/clamtk-kde_0.15-1_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i clamtk-kde_0.15-1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

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