Installation

ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux is distributed as a binary file (.bin).


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Update your OS

Make sure your OS has the most recent updates installed before installation of ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux.

Installation via Terminal

To install or upgrade your product, run the ESET distribution script with root privileges for the appropriate OS distribution that you have:

./eeau.x86_64.bin

sh ./eeau.x86_64.bin

To display the available parameters (arguments) of ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux binary file, run the following command from a terminal window:

./eeau.x86_64.bin -h

Available parameters

Short form

Long form

Description

-h

--help

Display command-line arguments

-n

--no-install

Do not perform installation after unpacking

-y

--accept-license

Do not show the license, license has been accepted

-f

--force-install

Force installation via package manager without asking

-u

--unpack-ertp-sources

Unpack "ESET Real-time file system protection kernel module" sources, do not perform installation


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Gain .deb installation package

To gain .deb installation package suitable for your OS, run ESET distribution script with "-n" command-line argument:

sudo ./eeau.x86_64.bin -n

or

sudo sh ./eeau.x86_64.bin -n

To see the dependencies of the installation package, run one of the following commands:

dpkg -I <deb package>

rpm -qRp <rpm package>

 

Follow the on-screen instructions. Accept the product License Agreement to complete the installation.

The installer would inform you of any dependency problems.

Installation via ESET PROTECT

To deploy ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux remotely on your computers, refer to the ESET PROTECT Software Install online help section.

To enable regular updates of detection modules, activate ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux.

 


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Third-party apps

A summary of third-party apps used by ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux can be found in the NOTICE_mode file stored at /opt/eset/eea/doc/modules_notice/.