ClamAV is the open source standard for mail gateway scanning software.
ClamAV includes a multi-threaded scanner daemon, command line utilities for on demand file scanning and automatic signature updates.
ClamAV supports multiple file formats, file and archive unpacking, and multiple signature languages.
Installation latest version into Linux Mint:
Package libclamunrar7 need to ensure that the antivirus could scan RAR archives.
sudo apt install clamav clamtk libclamunrar7
If you need clamd, you may also want to run:
As all people know, the antivirus will not give 100% guarantee that your computer will be protected, because there are very dangerous viruses, but it's better than nothing, and thanks to the graphical interface, beginners will be very easy to understand it.
sudo apt install clamav-daemon
May the Force be with you,