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Antivirus Scanner for Unices

  • Versatile on-demand scanner for Linux and FreeBSD systems
  • Easy to use GUI and powerful command line interface that supports OS scripting tools
  • Protect both Unix-based and Windows-based disk partitions by scanning for viruses and malware

Key features list

View the list of key features included in Antivirus Scanner for Unices
Desktop Integration

Bitdefender Antivirus Scanner for Unices has both a graphical user interface to access the scanner directly from the application menu lists, and a command line interface for more advanced users. Script and extension-based integration helps configuring your favorites file manager, email or news client to easily use Bitdefender Antivirus Scanner for Unices.

Scanning archives

Bitdefender Antivirus Scanner for Unices can unpack and scan inside archives. Scanning progress of each archived file is fully visible with individual file scanning statuses.


To minimize risk of further infection and to allow safe analysis, Bitdefender Antivirus Scanner for Unices can quarantine infected files into a protected directory. In addition to infected files, suspect files may also be moved to the quarantine area as they are identified by heuristic analysis as having known characteristics of malicious code but do not match a known virus signature.

Implementation Case Studies

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System Requirements

  • Operating system:

    • Linux: Kernel 2.6 or newer
    • glibc version 2.3.2 or newer, gcc 4.x


    • Intel i686 compatible, 700MHz
    • AMD64 compatible

    Minimum Memory

    • 512 MB

    Minimum Free Disk Space

    • 250 MB
  • Supported Distributions

    • Debian GNU/Linux 6 or newer
    • Ubuntu 10.04 or newer
    • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.6 or newer
    • CentOS 6.1 or newer
    • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 or newer
    • OpenSUSE 11 or newer
    • Fedora 15 or newer

Antivirus Scanner for Unices