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


Update your OS

If your OS is supported, ensure it 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:


sh ./eeau.x86_64.bin

arrow_down_businessSee the available command-line arguments


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


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.

Activate ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux

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



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/.