To scan incoming mails for viruses, create to following script somewhere in your system:
# Fred Blaise <chapeaurouge AT madpenguin DOT org>
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
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FILE =/tmp/ $$_outclam.tmp
clamdscan - 1> $FILE
if [ $? -eq 1 ]; then
STRING = $(grep "FOUND" $FILE |cut -d: -f2 )
zenity --warning --title = "Evolution: Virus detected" --text = " $STRING " &
Now setup Evolution’s Incoming mail filters to pipe mails through your newly created script. If the return value is not
zero, a virus was detected and you might want to move the mail to
Trash or a special folder.