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RPM Package Name File name mwadmin mwadmin-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.rpm mwav mwav-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.rpm escan escan-x.x-x.<linux distro><linux release>.i386.rpm
Debian Package Name File name mwadmin mwadmin-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.deb mwav mwav-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.deb escan escan-x.x-x.<linux distro><linux release>.i386.deb
NOTE:The packages should be installed as per the order given below. Installation should be done using a Terminal to run the command line parameters
Command Line Installation:
For RPM Packages:
# rpm -ivh mwadmin-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.rpm # rpm -ivh mwav-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.rpm # rpm -ivh escan-x.x-x.<linux distro><linux release>.i386.rpm
For Debian packages:
# dpkg -i mwadmin-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.deb # dpkg -i mwav-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.deb # dpkg -i escan-x.x-x.<linux distro><linux release>.i386.deb
1. What is eScan for Linux Desktop?
A. MicroWorld's eScan for Linux Desktop is an Ant-Virus Solution for GNU/Linux Desktops. It scans and protects the system for viruses or threats.
2. What are the features in eScan for Linux Desktop?
A. eScan for Linux Desktops has:
- On-Demand Virus Scanning,
- Automatic download of Virus signatures,
- Easy and convenient administratiton - Web-browser based administration as well with Graphical User Interface (GUI)
- Scanning features with Heuristic scanning, Cross File Systems and Symbolic Links scanning,
- Scheduling Scanning jobs
- Provides extensive Logs for analysis.
3. For which GNU/Linux distribution is eScan for Linux Desktop available?
A. eScan for Linux Desktop is available for following Linux distribution
- Debian 5.0.3
- Fedora Core 3
- Fedora Core 6
- Fedora 8
- Fedora 9
- RHEL 4
- RHEL 5
- Slackware 12.2
- Suse 10
- Ubuntu 8.10
- Ubuntu 9.10
New or updated packages for various GNU/Linux distributions are always added in the official web-site www.escanav.com as well as in the eScan Wiki site. To check the latest available packages for your linux distro.
If you do not find your package, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org as per your requirement with the below details
- eScan product name,
- linux distribution and release version,
- the linux kernel version and
- 32 bit or 64 bit OS.
4. What is a Cross File Systems?
A. In Linux, you have different file systems mounted on partions. eScan can scan files in Cross file systems means checking files on different partitions and/or network mounted file systems.
5. What is the difference between the Evaluation version of eScan software and fully licensed software?
A. The evaluation version and licensed version of eScan are identical in feature and functionality wise. While in evaluation version of eScan, it will function for a limited period i.e. for 30-days after which the license key for eScan has to be purchased.
6. How can I check the dependencies required for MicroWorld's products?
A. To check the dependencies before installing the packages
command for RPM Package # rpm -qpR <package>
command for Debian Package # dpkg --info <package>
7. How can I check the version of the eScan packages installed?
A. To check the version of the installed eScan packages
command for RPM Package
# rpm -qi <package-name> Display package information, including name, version, and description.
* rpm -qa <package-name> Report status of specified package.
Example: rpm -qa mwadmin rpm -qa mwav rpm -qa escan
Example: rpm -qi mwadmin rpm -qi mwav rpm -qi escan
command for Debian Package
# dpkg -l <package-name> List packages matching given pattern
# dpkg -s <package-name> Report status of specified package.
Example: dpkg -l mwadmin dpkg -l mwav dpkg -l escan
Example: dpkg -s mwadmin dpkg -s mwav dpkg -s escan
1. Can On-Demand Scanning be executed manually from the SSH terminal in eScan for Linux Desktop?
A. Yes. On-Demand Scanning can be executed manually as well as schedule scanning job from the SSH terminal in eScan for Linux Desktop. For more information on Command Line parameters for eScan On-Demand scanning click here.