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User interface

ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux introduces a minimalistic graphical user interface.


The home screen provides an overview of protection status, alerts, notifications and enables starting On-demand scans of a custom path.


To scan a custom path:

1.Click Scan now in the Custom scan section.

2.Type a valid path to scan.

3.Click Scan.

If a removable media device is recognized, ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux enables to scan it. Click Removable media scan, and ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux will scan all recognized removable media.


When a scan is complete, it displays a quick overview of found detections and cleaned threats. To see more details, click Show scan details.


If you navigate to any screen through the menu gui_menu, click the back button gui_back to get back to the home screen.

Protection status

When everything is working without any issues, the overall protection status (home screen) is green. If there are options to improve your system's protection status or insufficient protection status is detected, the color turns red.

To see more detailed information on protection status, click the menu icon gui_menu > Protection Status.


To manually start updates of modules, click the menu icon gui_menu > Admin > Update. The screen displays the last successful update and last check for updates.

Installed modules

There are two ways to list the installed modules:

1.Click the menu icon gui_menu > Admin > Update > Show all modules.

2.Click the menu icon gui_menu > Admin > About > Show all.

Agent synchronization

If you manage ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux remotely, you can see some details of the management agent at menu gui_menu > Admin > Agent Synchronization.

The details include:

Current version—version of the currently installed remote management agent

Last replication—represents the last attempt of synchronization between the remote management agent and ESET PROTECT

Last successful replication

Last status log generated—the last time the management agent generated a status log. The log file is available at /var/log/eset/RemoteAdministrator/Agent/status.html


The About screen provides details about the installed version of ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux, your operating system, and system resources.

Click Show all to see information about the list of installed program modules.