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ClamAV (Clam anti-virus) is a suite of programs designed to detect malware, viruses, trojans, and other threats. It be run from the command line or as a daemon, and can integrate with mail servers to scan email attachments. It is open source and published under the GPL.

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i386-linux-gnu/dri trojan

After scanning / on my Ubuntu 21.10 ClamAv says that the package above is Trojan. What do you think?
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Ubuntu 20.04 Clamav restore from quarantine

I found that Clamav has set in quarantine some files important (libreOffice, Ubuntu Software and other not virus file). Is there any way to restore all the files from the quarantine?
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LMD on Ubuntu 20.04 Server

Despite haviing ClamAV-Daemon installed, LMD / inotify always execute usr/bin/clamscan for scans, rather than using clamd, causes 100% CPU usage spikes. I've checked the /usr/local/maletect/conf....
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ClamAV doesn't Uninstall completely | Ubuntu 18.04

A month ago, not sure how but maybe ClamAV got installed during the software update 'apt-get update' & apt-get upgrade' I complete tried to remove the clamAV using remove or purge, then followed ...
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Problems adding clamtk to a bootable memory stick for use in accessing and cleaning up infected Windows systems

I have Ubuntu 21.10 running with clamav installed. The command line inteface is too complex for a newbe so now I am trying to install the clamtk front end. I have clamtk_6.14-1_all.deb in the ...
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ClamAv failing to run freshclam on ubuntu 20.04 server

this is my first post here so please feel free to mention if I do anything wrong or against rules etc. So the issue I'm currently sitting with is every time I try and do a freshclam scan I get an ...
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ClamAV not updating - EOL version

The AV database for ClamAV is not updating anymore. When I looked into the ClamAV documentation it mentioned that any Clam version below 0.103.4 is not supported anymore and blocked from updating as ...
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I can not ınstall ClamAV to my ubuntu 18.04 machine

I'm trying install ClamAV antivirus to my ubuntu desktop machine. But I got some errors. How Can I fix it? sudo apt-get install clamav clamav-deamon -y Some packages could not be installed. This ...
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Does LMD and ClamAV have any packages for sending reports to a monitoring console?

I currently have about forty Ubuntu Servers (mostly 18.04 and 20.04) that I am installing ClamAV and maldetect on so we have at least some monitoring for malware on the systems. What we will likely do ...
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Is ClamAV broken? It doesn't seem to scan correctly?

I'm currently trying to deploy ClamAV in its LTS 0.103.2 version onto an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server. ClamAV seems to work fine in the first place but when I did some test scans of different files I've ...
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sudo freshclam problems

When I put following in terminal: sudo mkdir /var/log/clamav sudo chown -R clamav:adm /var/log/clamav/ sudo chown -R clamav:clamav /var/log/clamav/ sudo freshclam I can succesfully get virus ...
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how to run clamAV on Ubuntu

I tried to update and run clamAV but: $ systemctl start clamav-freshclam $ clamscan --version ClamAV 0.103.2/26298/Mon Sep 20 06:51:09 2021 $ sudo freshclam [sudo] password for gigiux: WARNING: ...
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file /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log dissapears

I use Kubuntu 21.04 KDE Plasma. when running freshclam in terminal and sudo dpkg-reconfigure clamav-freshclam clamav updates virus databases . However, after shut down laptop file it is necessary ...
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Lost ability to open UBUNTU software store

While I seem to get almost daily system updates, I have lost the ability to manually open the UBUNTU software store, (using the embedded app). The app opens and I can use the search box, all software ...
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custom freshclam.conf not working in Ubuntu 20.04

This is a strange one. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04, and freshclam doesn't seem to like it when you try to point it at any config file other than what is default. # lsb_release -a No LSB modules are ...
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Why has ClamTK stopped working?

I cannot do virus checks anymore because ClamTK has stopped working. I have removed and added but no joy. Is anybody else having the same issue? ClamAV won't run in a terminal either. Ubuntu 21.04 ...
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Clamtk shows outdated signature in ubuntu 20.4 & how to resolve it?

I have installed ubuntu 20.04 with clamav as well as. But clamtk shows outdated signature. How to resolve it. Kindly suggest. Please also tell me difference between clamav & clamtk. Thank you ...
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clamav and clamtk problems

ive looked where I could for the right way or what to do, but clamtk is struggle to use, especially just to scan a usb drive or memory stick, no such choice. and to scan via terminal the usb drive is ...
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How to print the location of malware in the terminal with ClamAV?

When I use clamscan -r --bell -i / (scan the whole system, output only when warning appear) I get this warning in the terminal LibClamAV Warning: PNG: Unexpected early end-of-file. How can I get the ...
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I run clamav and throws me: error: getcwd() failed with errno 2/No such file or directory

I compile the latest version of clamav from source. And by executing the following command sudo clamscan --infected --recursive /home In the end it throws me the following error error: getcwd() failed ...
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ClamAV MD5 sum based whitelists (*.fp) don’t work in Ubuntu MATE 20.04.2

Trying to make ClamAV ignore several files. These are almost cryptocoin miners which I do use. Cryptocoin miners get flagged by most antivirus programs for they can be distributed as malware (using ...
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can clamtk slow down ubuntu?

can clamtk with clamav slow down my ubuntu 20.10? I have clamtk and clamav both on this computer. I've noticed it is slower and I think it may be that I have both installed. Can you only work with ...
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ClamAV and UFW on 18.04

I have loaded ClamAV: Ubuntu 18.04. Ran it and it found a bunch of junk that was deleted. I also installed ClamTK. My question is if I activate UFW (would prefer the GUI version) will it cause a ...
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ClamAV: Unknown response from database.clamav.net

I have installed ClamAV 0.103 version. When I run the freshclam manually I get the following response: ClamAV update process started at Wed Mar 17 15:43:55 2021 daily.cld database is up to date (...
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location clamav's .cvd files?

I am trying to manually update ClamAV on a nas (non ubuntu based linux) for a friend, but i am not sure where to place the daily.cvd file. I installed it automatically through the system but for one ...
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Clamav gui for Ubuntu 20.10

I have read that Clamav has a GUI. Does anyone know where i can get Clamav with a GUI? I am running Ubuntu 20.10 Thanks
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Custom ClamAV signatures not working

I'm attempting to create some custom signatures for ClamAV for testing purposes. I create signatures like this: sigtool --md5 test.exe > test.hdb Next to test it I do: clamscan -d test.hdb test....
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What does the Clamtk network setting do?

As mentioned in the question, what does the network setting for clamtk do? It seems that it is not clearly documented in the clamav/clamtk documentations. I have basic knowledge of what is a IP ...
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Installing clamav?

I'm having a problem with ClamAV. First edited the config file, did that then it was "locked by another process". Then run freshclam and an error msg: ERROR: Can't create temporary directory ...
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trying to clamscan my drive, error in permissions

My computer's been slowing down. I want to scan it for viruses. I made a text file for a log as /home/user/Infected/clamscanlog I ran: clamscan -i -r --log=/$home/USER/Infected/clamscanlog and I get ...
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How do I use ClamAV to scan my entire computer? [duplicate]

How do I use ClamAV to scan the entire computer? Im on Ubuntu 16.
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Cannot uninstall ClamAV from Ubuntu 18.04

I've been trying to use Ubuntu after being a long-time Windows user. So a few months back, one of the first things I've tried was installing the antivirus ClamAV. However, not being used to using ...
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clamav freshclam did not working

sudo freshclam output: ERROR: /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log is locked by another process ERROR: Problem with internal logger (UpdateLogFile = /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log). ERROR: initialize: ...
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Can’t open /var/../freshclam.log error when updating ClamAV's virus database

I get this when I want to update virus data: ERROR: Can’t open /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log in append mode (check permissions!). ERROR: Problem with internal logger (UpdateLogFile = /var/log/clamav/...
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infected ubuntu programs? [duplicate]

My ClamAV antivirus tells me that I have 2 potential threats in my cache. It lists them as PUA.Win.Tool.Packed-177 and PUA.Win.Trojan.Generic-688. Should I be concerned?
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How to offline update ClamAV database?

I did download ClamAv datebase and I want to offline update the signature database, as far as I surfed I could not find a solution and also in ClamTK, ClamAVs GUI there is no option for the offline ...
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clamscan /boot/System.map-5.0.0-32-generic: Access denied

I just installed and updated clamav. I am now running clamscan from the terminal for the boot directory. I keep receiving Access Denied errors for files within the boot directory. I'd like to scan my ...
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Installing ClamAV on Ubuntu 20.4 [duplicate]

I want to install clamav. I follow the community documentation by doing $ sudo apt-get install clamav After confirming with y, the following happens at the end of the installation process: Selecting ...
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Files are gone from drive after clamscan

I had this oopsie moment. A friend gave me a hard drive with some files and I wanted to scan these before copying them over to my computer. I opened the terminal and switched to the respective folder ...
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Difficulty with updating ClamAV

As it says in the title, I am struggling to update ClamAV and I have traced the problem to the timeout settings in the freshclam.conf file. The timeout settings are at 30 seconds by default... except ...
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How to run software with system start

I have a problem to set run software with system start. I have ubuntu 20.04. I tried to insert these lines to etc/rc.local #!/bin/bash /usr/bin/clamonacc it doesn't work. Second try was to insert it ...
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Clamav - OnAccessMountPath & OnAccessPrevention

I would like to watch entire file system. In clamav config file system I have set OnAccessMountPath / However I would like to have blocking mode. According to documentation, it is not possible to use ...
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Kill this clamd process running from another user which I never know about

From HTOP Hi, there is a clamd process running from a user called "tcpdump" I google and found that it's not quite a real user, so I remove that user. However, this process still running and ...
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ClamAV, cannot update database, "cli_cvdverify: MD5 verification error" from debug

I have two issues regarding ClamAV for Ubuntu 18.04. Note: I originally posted the question at: https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/+question/691247 1) When trying to update the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS unattended-upgrade killed my mail

OK, I have Kolab 16 as my mail package on top of a fresh install of ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Kolab (v16) includes clamav, roundcubemail, postfix, amavis and some other bits to tie it all together. It's ...
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Can someone how to understand this clamAV debug report?

LibClamAV debug: ELF: ELF class 2 (64-bit) LibClamAV debug: ELF: Number of program headers: 6 LibClamAV debug: ELF: Number of sections: 38 LibClamAV debug: Matched signature for file type ZIP-SFX at ...
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Keep getting Error Message during System Updates

I've been getting the following Error Message, every time i update the System or any other installed App. Setting up clamav-daemon (0.102.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.19.10.1) ... touch: cannot touch '/var/log/...
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Help in Using ClamAv

Hi guys I installed clamAV along with clamd. I ran this command sudo clamscan --infected --recursive /. My screen stuck with the attached screen since 4 hours. Help me to get with it.
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How do I install ClamAV without internet in Ubuntu 18.04.2

How i can install ClamAV offline in Ubuntu system as I know how to update the binaries but the problem here is the version got changed and I need to update the ClamAV version before updating the ...
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18.04 Clamav virus definitions don't install after a new install of Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu 18.04 to its own drive on a dual booting high performance system (also Windows 10), I attempted to use Clamtk (home page) to scan drives. The result was an instant report of ...
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