Installing Universal Package
Dr.Web for Linux is distributed as an installation file named drweb-workstations_<version>~linux_<platform>.run, where <version> is a line that contains the version and time of product release, and <platfrom> is a platform for which the product is intended (x86 for 32-bit platforms and amd64 for 64-bit platforms). For example:
Note that the installation file name corresponding to the above-mentioned format is referred to as <file_name>.run.
To install Dr.Web for Linux components
1.Download the archive from the official Doctor Web website.
2.Save the archive to the hard disk drive of the computer.
3.Allow the archive to execute, for example, using the following command:
4.Execute the archive using the following command:
or use the standard file manager of the graphical shell for both changing file properties and running the file.
At that, an integrity of the installation archive is verified and then a set of files is extracted from the archive to temporary directory and installation procedure is automatically started. If not started with root privileges, the installation program attempts to elevate the privileges, using the sudo. If this stage is failed, the installation is terminated.
Depending on the environment where the distribution is started, one of the following installation programs runs:
•Installation Wizard for
At that, the installer for command-line mode is automatically started if the Installation Wizard for graphics mode fails to start.
5.Follow the prompts of the installer.
All the extracted setup files will automatically deleted when installation completes.
After installation completes, the Dr.Web item displays on the application menu in the desktop graphical shell. This item contains two items:
•Dr.Web for Linux to run Dr.Web for Linux in
•Remove Dr.Web components item to the components
The program automatically appears in the notification area after the user logs in again.
If necessary, you can take advantage of the option (for example, to resolve errors that occurred in Dr.Web for Linux operation).