How To Install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh as well.

One-liner Install Command

If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install clamav-unofficial-sigs
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install clamav-unofficial-sigs

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh and How to Install It?

First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh on CentOS 8 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install clamav-unofficial-sigs

Install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh on CentOS 8 using yum

Because clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh is available in CentOS 8’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

To begin, update local packages database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

Now can install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install clamav-unofficial-sigs

How to upgrade (update) a single package clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh in this example you should use the following command:

yum update clamav-unofficial-sigs

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade clamav-unofficial-sigs

How to Upgrade clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh on CentOS 8 with dnf?

When you run the dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated. However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as the argument to the dnf update command.

dnf update clamav-unofficial-sigs

How To remove clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove clamav-unofficial-sigs

Extra info and code examples

This package provides a script for updating the following sources of 3rd-party clamav signatures until freshclamav gains support for such signatures. The SaneSecurity/OITC signatures provide detection of phishing, spear phishing, fake lottery, ecard malware, casino, fake jobs, fake loans, 419s, fake diplomas, porn, emailed malware and other general spam. MSRBL signatures provide detection of image spam and general spam. SecuriteInfo signatures provide various badware signatures, securiteinfo.com honeypot signatures, honeynet.cz signatures and French anti-spam signatures MalwarePatrol provides detection of mail containing URLs to malware.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh on Kali Linux

How To Install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh on CentOS 8

How To Install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh on Debian 11

How To Install clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh on Fedora 34

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