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BitDefender Antivirus Scanner for Linux and FreeBSD (free for home users)

BitDefender Antivirus Scanner for Unices is a versatile on-demand scanner built for Linux and FreeBSD systems. It uses BitDefender architecture-independent scanning engines. These are specialized data analysis routines and malware signature definitions, since many viruses can be identified based on a distinctive code pattern. To identify unknown viruses, the engines can perform a heuristic analysis, searching for several features characterizing viruses.

It is a highly customizable application and capable of script and extension-based integration with various applications such as file managers and mail clients. It consists of both command line (bdscan) and graphical user interface scanner (bdgui), which offers better integration with desktop environments

Licensing: A free license is available for home or personal computer. In case you want to use BitDefender Antivirus for Unices for business purposes, a registration key must be purchased.

Supports:

  • Linux, FreeBSD,
  • Linux Kernel: 2.4.x or 2.6.x)
  • FreeBSD: 5.4 (or newer with compat5x)
  • glibc: version 2.3.1 or newer, and libstdc++5 from gcc 3.2.2 or newer
  • Processor: x86 compatible 300 MHz; i686 500MHz; amd64(x86_64)
  • Minimum Memory: 64MB (128MB recommended)
  • Minimum Free Disk Space: 100MB

Supported Distributions: RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 or newer, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 or newer, Fedora Core 1 or newer, Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 or newer, Slackware 9.x or newer, Mandrake/Mandriva 9.1 or newer and FreeBSD 5.4 or newer.
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  1. Yes, a good anti-virus for Linux distribution

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