ClamTk – frontend for ClamAV

ClamTk is a frontend for ClamAV (Clam Antivirus).

It is intended to be an easy to use, light-weight, on-demand scanner for Linux systems. ClamTk was originally written using the Tk widget toolkit, for which it is named, but it was later re-written in Perl, using the GTK toolkit.

It is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Provides both on-demand and scheduled scanning.
  • Scanning of single files or directories. It can be configured for recursive scans, scanning all sub-directories, for whitelists, to scan for potentially unwanted applications (PUAs), to exclude hidden files, or large files.
  • History selection – view the results of previous scans and quarantined files.
  • Integration with Thunar, Nemo, Files and Dolphin file managers.
  • Can be from the command-line in addition to the graphical user interface.

Developer: Dave Mauroni
License: GNU General Public License or Artistic License

ClamTk is written in Perl. Learn Perl with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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