Antivirus for Linux

Supported distributions

  • Amazon Linux
  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • Oracle Linux
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Ubuntu LTS


Where is your Linux device?

On the campus network or connected via VPN

  1. If your computer already has antivirus software installed, remove this and restart your computer before you attempt to install Sophos Endpoint Antivirus

  2. Close all applications except your web browser

  3. Click here to download savinstpkg.tgz

  4. Open with Archive Manager

  5. Extract to a suitable location like Desktop

  6. Open a Terminal window and be patient whilst you execute sudo ~/Desktop/savlinux/

  7. Once the 'Installation Completed' message appears your computer will be Sophos protected

Off-campus with no VPN connection