Is there virus removal software for Jaunty KDE

Jonas Norlander jonorland at
Sat Jun 13 19:14:11 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 8:23 PM, Steven
Vollom<stevenvollom at> wrote:
> I need the name of software that I can install on a terminal to remove a
> virus.  Google search was ineffective at least for me.  Every word I searched
> came up with everything but what I am looking for, and Kpackagekit requires
> the exact name of an application to locate it.  I remember with adpept, if I
> typed in the word virus, it was alreading searching for anything with the word
> virus in it and several options would usually appear; but KpackageKit requires
> an exact name.  TIA

The easiest solution would be to install clamav then you can scan the
files with the command clamscan. Read the manual for how to use it,
probably the only flag you need is -r for scan folders recursive.

/ Jonas

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