How to install Comodo Antivirus for Linux and fix needed

How to install Comodo Antivirus for Linux and fix needed

Postby Swarfendor437 » Mon Aug 29, 2016 11:42 pm

OK, first go to here:

https://www.comodo.com/home/download/do ... track=6129

Choose the correct option for your OS - 32-bit or 64-bit

Then after downloading the .deb package "cav-linux_x86.deb" (for 32-bit system) "cav-linux_x64.deb" (for 64-bit system) extract it with GDebi Package Manager. You will need to provide your login password to install the package - now there is an issue after installation and the fix is two-fold:

1. install 'redir' and 'sqlite' via a terminal:

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sudo apt-get install redir sqlite
- you will need your login password once more to elevate you to 'root' (administrator) to do this - remember you will not see any asterisks or dots in the terminal!

2. Download the updated 'driver.tar' from here:

http://www.bondoffamily-net.com/~kinta- ... index.html:

kinta-chan.jpg


ALWAYS choose the STABLE version!

Now don't do anything to unpack the newly downloaded .tar file - you need to browse in a terminal to /opt/COMODO and take ownership of the existing 'driver.tar' by the following command:

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sudo chown [your username] driver.tar


You can now safely delete this file and replace it with the one you downloaded.

[THIS NEXT BIT IS FOR 64-BIT USERS!!! I had an issue during install in that it wanted to install an older library file of libdssl - the installed version is 1.0 - SO IF YOU FOLLOW THIS ADVICE YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK! Download the old libdssl from here: http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/ ... _amd64.deb - install it using the Gdebi Package Manager]

Now when Comodo reports that there is an issue say 'Yes' to the option to fix and you will get a lengthy licence that you have to say 'Y' to to apply the fix - but be very careful you don't skip past it!

Comodo licence.jpg


You then have the option to provide your email address if you want to be notified of developments but not essential. After you press enter the redir sqlite fix will take effect:

Build redirfs kernel modules Comodo.jpg


You may get some mail filter errors - just adjust the smtp settings to 'general MTA' to get rid of the error message.

If you get the message it has never been updated, update the virus database and then;

Finally, scan your computer to get a 'green shield':

Comodo running correctly.jpg
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Re: How to install Comodo Antivirus for Linux UPDATE 13.3.17

Postby Swarfendor437 » Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:01 pm

[ADVISORY! 64-bit will NOT run in 'stateful' mode but you can use it to scan the drive - there is an issue with the Fixes which stopped being updated after 2015 - also please read this thread:

https://forums.comodo.com/comodo-antivi ... #msg738830

If you like Comodo the best solution might be to download the Comodo Rescue Disk - this runs on a GNU/Linux distro Slitaz - the beauty of it is it runs in live mode on the created CD/USB that you create - but be sure to have internet connection for it to work properly to download the latest updates.

https://www.comodo.com/business-securit ... e-disk.php

I'm going to ditch Comodo and look at installing ClamAV the native Linux Virus checker. :D
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