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How to Install Bitdefender Antivirus Scanner on Ubuntu / Debian

Bitdefender is the known name for antivirus related security product. It has one of the largest databases of anti malware in the world. It is one of the big name which have tons of security certifications. As per Linux Experts Linux is the most Secured platform. As Security Experts says It cannot be Secured platform until an antivirus is installed on respective Linux Platforms. To overcome the problems. The real-time protection against the threats and security holes. The Security against latest threat. The scanning engine as well as Behavioral Protection modules have great value.

Step-I (Download the Packages)

First of all we will download the packages from official website.

 wget -c ""
Step-II (Run the Scripts)

After that need to run the scripts to install the AV on respective systems.


Sample Output

Verifying archive integrity... All good.
Uncompressing BitDefender Antivirus Scanner for Unices......
Please enter "accept" if you agree to the License Agreement.
Enter anything else if you don't agree to the terms in the License Agreement.
The installation process will stop.
Installing BitDefender Antivirus Scanner v7.6.4
Selecting previously unselected package bitdefender-scanner.
(Reading database ... 146359 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack bitdefender-scanner_7.6-4_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking bitdefender-scanner (7.6-4) ...
Setting up bitdefender-scanner (7.6-4) ...
Processing triggers for man-db ( ...
Do you want to install BitDefender Antivirus Scanner GUI package ? (Y/n) y
Installing BitDefender Antivirus Scanner GUI v1.0.4
Selecting previously unselected package bitdefender-scanner-gui.
(Reading database ... 146445 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack bitdefender-scanner-gui_1.0-4_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking bitdefender-scanner-gui (1.0-4) ...
Setting up bitdefender-scanner-gui (1.0-4) ...
Processing triggers for man-db ( ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.10.1-0ubuntu2) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.54ubuntu1) ...
BitDefender Antivirus Scanner successfully installed!
Step-III ( Staring of BitDefender Antivirus Scanner)

Then A command line interface scanner provides great value.


Finally A graphical user interface scanner can be start using given command.


That’s all for now.