ClamTk 5.00 released, Install it in Ubuntu & Linux Mint

Last updated: March 21, 2019

clamtk 5.00, clamav gui

The GUI front-end for ClamAV virus scanner, ClamTk 5.00 has been released today with right-click file manager support. Here are the new features and how to install it in Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.04, Linux Mint.

What’s New in ClamTk 5.00:

Right-click file manager support uses nautilus-python

clamtk scanner nautilus plugin

clamtk scanner nautilus plugin

Use of Virustotal API; requires perl-JSON and perl-LWP-Protocol-https

Now using Time::Piece instead of Date::Calc. It’s a Perl built-in

Now using Digest::SHA (sha256) instead of Digest::MD5

Built-in documentation (requires yelp), currently English only…

Updated language files: German (de), Bulgarian (bg), Galician (gl), Ukrainian (uk), Russian (ru), English (en_UK), Malay (ms), Hebrew (he), Italian (it), Dutch (nl), Asturian (ast), Uzbek (uz), Chinese (zh_TW), Finnish (fi), Spanish (es), Croatian (hr), Marathi (mr), Chinese (zh_CN), Slovak (sk), Indonesian (id), Latvian (lv), Azerbaijani (az).

Download & Install ClamTk 5.00:

For ClamTk main program:


For Xfce Thunar plugin:


For KDE Dolphin plugin:


Once downloaded, click to install them via Ubuntu Software Center. Run command below to fix dependency problem if any:

sudo apt-get -f install

For Fedora, CentOS and source code, download it from google code.

clamtk virus scanner 5.00 in ubuntu 13.10

clamtk virus scanner 5.00 in ubuntu 13.10


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One response to ClamTk 5.00 released, Install it in Ubuntu & Linux Mint

  1. Thanks so much for this, I love Ubuntu and Linux in general, I’ve been using it for several years.