Virus Protection With avast! Linux Home Edition On Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

This tutorial shows how you can install and use avast! Linux Home Edition on an Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon desktop. Although there aren't many Linux viruses out there, this can be useful if you often exchange files with Windows users - it can help you to not pass on any Windows viruses (that don't do any harm to Linux systems) to Windows users. avast! Linux Home Edition is free for private and non-commercial use.

This document comes without warranty of any kind! I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 

1 Installing avast! Linux Home Edition

Open a browser and go to http://avast.com/eng/download-avast-for-linux-edition.html. Download the avast! Linux Home Edition (DEB package):