Virus Scanner ClamTk 5.02 released, Install in Ubuntu

December 30, 2013 — 1 Comment

clamtk 5.02, clamav gui

ClamTk, a GUI front-end for ClamAV Virus Scanner recently released version 5.02. This release brings a little UI improvements, bug fixes as well as translation updates. See the changelog:

  • Add gnome-icon-theme to requirements (mostly affects KDE-based systems like Kubuntu; it’s pretty standard with most distros)
  • Update statusbar after saving update preferences
  • Add missing icon in Nautilus context menu
  • Remove unused (notify-send and more) code from
  • Ensure FileChooserButton cannot be clicked with nothing (due to inability to reset)
  • Remove deprecated encoding pragma.
  • Updated language files: Bulgarian (bg), Czech (cs), Slovak (sk), Chinese (zh_CN), Irish (ga)

ClamTk 5.02 Ubuntu

Download & Install ClamTk:

For Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint user:

ClamTk main package

thunar-sendto-clamtk (Xfce Thunar plugin)

clamtk-kde (KDE Dolphin plugin)

nemo-sendto-clamtk (Linux Mint Nemo plugin)

NOTE: previous packages only work for Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and higher. For Ubuntu 12.04, install ClamTk 5.00

For Fedora, CentOS, Source Tarball, go to ClamTk googlecode page

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One response to Virus Scanner ClamTk 5.02 released, Install in Ubuntu

  1. For Ubuntu 12.04, install ClamTk 5.00

    Hi, this is incorrect. 12.04 does not have a new enough version of libgtk2-perl to use the 5.xx series. 12.04 users have to stay with 4.xx for now, sorry.

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