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Reviewed: AVG Anti-virus 8.5 for Linux

Jul 13, 2009, 18:34 (1 Talkback[s])

"AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 8.5 for Linux (hereafter abbreviated to AVG Free) isn't AVG's first scanner for Linux. The company has released binaries for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures for Linux and FreeBSD, and the scanner itself is loaded with features up to the brim. Despite all this, it is utterly useless for the intended audience.

"As per AVG's licence requirements, the Linux scanner is meant for private, and non-commercial use only. Fair enough. But without a GUI to handle the dozen daemons and command-line scanning tools, a normal desktop user would probably struggle."

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