Legendary antivirus for Linux

ESET NOD32 Antivirus for Linux Desktop

Essential protection with anti-malware and external storage media support.

ESET NOD32 ANTIVIRUS FOR LINUX DESKTOP currently receives limited support and will be terminated in Q3 2022. Business users should install ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux. 

Enjoy a safer, faster Linux experience

Legendary ESET NOD32® technology shields your Linux system. Cross‐platform protection stops malware spreading from your Linux to Windows or Mac machines and vice-versa. License can be transferred to Windows or macOS operating systems.

Essential online protection

Legendary NOD32 Antivirus

Protects you against all types of malware, including viruses, ransomware, worms and spyware.

Light on computer resources

Enjoy the full power of your computer. Play, work and browse the internet without slowdowns.

Easy to use

Simple, easy to use design puts all the vital security information and actions right at your fingertips.

We make Internet a safer place

Independent testing labs ranked ESET among the top vendors in the industry, which is supported by the record number of Virus Bulletin VB100 awards.
Artificial intelligence, machine learning and cloud-based reputation system are a few of the state-of-the-art tools developed in our 13 R&D centers.

ESET protects you on Windows, Mac, Android and Linux platforms


System requirements and aditional info

System requirements

  • ESET NOD32 for Linux Desktop works on any system with Debian, RedHat, Ubuntu, OpenSuSe, Fedora, Mandriva and a majority of RPM and DEB distributions.
  • Program requires Internet connection.

Existing customer?

Renew and save

We made your license renewal process easy and fast. And as a bonus*, you get 30% OFF if you renew now!


Download and reinstall

Download and use your existing license key to activate your software.

Manage your devices

Device management, Anti-Theft and Parental Control setup. License key required.

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* This discount is not valid for non-profit organizations, educational institutions, regular students and pupils who are entitled to a 50% discount when purchasing certain ESET licenses.