How to install Symantec AntiVirus for Linux on Ubuntu
|Article:TECH105812|||||Created: 2008-01-05|||||Updated: 2012-06-26|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH105812|
How do I install SAVFL (Symantec AntiVirus for Linux) on Ubuntu?
"Cannot open" errors when attempting to install the *.rpm files included in the SAVFL distribution (RPM files are commonly used to distribute software on Linux systems).
Ubuntu is based on Debian and uses DEB files, not RPM files.
A compatible version of Java must be installed first for SAV LiveUpdate to function properly. How to install and set up Java to be used exclusively by SAVFL
NOTE: The the required Java Cryptography Extension files must be downloaded separately. See What versions of Java are compatible with Symantec AntiVirus for Linux?
Install SAVFL using the *.deb files
As root, from the command line, navigate to the "deb" directory in the unzipped SAVFL directory and execute the dpkg command; e.g:
dpkg -i *.i386.deb
dpkg -i *.amd64.deb
... to install onto 64-bit Ubuntu.
To remove the SAVFL packages:
dpkg -r sav savui savap savjlu
Manually uninstalling Symantec AntiVirus for Linux 1.0
Installing SAVFL generates four log files:
These will be located in the \home\
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