How To Install Bitdefender On Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, Linux Mint 16, 15, 14, 13, Pear OS 8, 7 And Elementary OS 0.2

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the usage of any anti-virus program on Linux is to prevent issues when transferring files to Windows users.

how to install Bitdefender on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

In this article I will show you how to install Bitdefender on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

Because it is available via the official repository, installing Bitdefender on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS is easy. All you have to do is add the repository to your system, download and import the key, update the local repo index and install the bitdefender-scanner-gui package. Like this:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.bitdefender.com/repos/deb/ bitdefender non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
$ wget http://download.bitdefender.com/repos/deb/bd.key.asc
$ sudo apt-key add bd.key.asc
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install bitdefender-scanner-gui

To run BitDefender, just do:

$ /opt/BitDefender-scanner/bin/bdgui

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4 comments on “How To Install Bitdefender On Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, Linux Mint 16, 15, 14, 13, Pear OS 8, 7 And Elementary OS 0.2
  1. M1GHTYTUGA says:

    Thanks A Lot.

  2. Will says:

    Very helpful, thanks! And to see all the directories, make sure to run the last command as root

  3. Weiss says:

    Thank you very much for the post 🙂

  4. Jason says:

    Thanks for the guide. I got it installed, started the program, and everything is fine when I update it and go to the settings but when I go to scan anything it closes the app. Any ideas?

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