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ClamTk is a third-party application which provides a Graphical User Interface for the command-line Anti-Virus program ClamAV.

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Ubuntu installed in Windows cannot run clamtk

I've installed Ubuntu desktop version in Windows environment. When I try to run clamtk from the cmd line. I get the following message: Unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused (...
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How to whitelist individual files through ClamTK's interface and NOT just entire directories

Question is self explanatory. I don't want to whitelist a whole directory since new files could be inserted or placed there later and they would automatically get whitelisted. I only want to whitelist ...
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Can ClamTK deal with virus in a Windows installation?

From my Ubuntu account, I have accessed folders in the partition where Windows is installed. Then I scanned those folders with the antivirus software ClamTK. The output is shown in the following image:...
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Libreoffice PUAs

Clamtk found 86 PUA.in usr/lib/libreoffice/share They were all .xba filesI tried deleting them but they are still there on a repeat scan. Are they likely false positives? Can I remove the whole folder ...
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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 finding trojans and PUAs daily

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. Clamtk finding PUA or trojans daily, despite me deleting them and deleting cache and using bleachbit regularly. I have seen the previous post about false positives but how do ...
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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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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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Ubuntu ClamTk unable to set a time to update antivirus signatures

As shown in the picture above, I am able to select the scan scheduler by choosing the minutes and clicking on the bottom right + icon. However for Antivirus signatures, there is no + icon. How can I ...
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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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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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How do I install ClamAV for gui Ubuntu 18.04

In a Ubuntu support article about anti-virus, I read that ClamAV is in the Ubuntu Software Center but I don't see it there. I want to install the GUI version provided it will scan incoming email. It'...
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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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Clamav False Positive and Linux Viruses statistics

I use Ubuntu Studio 19.10. After to use Clamav (with Clamtk GUI) to scan my PC, I found a lot of LibreOffice files, macros mostly, which Clamav shows as "Possible dangerous threats". But, I guess it ...
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are infected files automatically quaranteened or removed in Clam TK?

after Clam TK scan I get this in report . How to quaranteen or delete files ? /home/joso/.config/libreoffice/4/user/basic/Standard/Module1.xba: PUA.Doc.Tool.LibreOfficeMacro-2 FOUND /home/joso/....
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Scheduled scan by ClamAv found viruses but did not quarantine them automatically

I have scheduled system scan at daily interval using ClamTk. It found some viruses but taken no action e.g., quarantine or delete. Is it possible that the antivirus quarantine them automatically? ...
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Anti virus scan with ClamTK

I just started using Ubuntu 18.04.1 version and two days ago , I received an email from trusted source with 2 attachments and I downloaded those files on my desktop, files were encrypted and were ...
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Can I test a link with an antivirus before accessing it?

My problem is that I have to test a lot of links in order to check if it's safe to access the url and then check if the content is still working and I don't know how to do it with clamav. My question ...
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ClamTK and Encrypted Home Directory

I recently encrypted my home directory and since then I have realized Clam AV is not really scanning the file in my home directory. It is scanning the encrypted files. I am running the scan with the ...
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Clamtk reports these LibreOffice files as possible threats. Are they safe? [closed]

/usr/share/doc/libusb-1.0-doc/html/jquery.js PUA.Html.Exploit.CVE_2014_0322-1 /usr/lib/libreoffice/presets/basic/Standard/Module1.xba PUA.Doc.Tool....
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Why Clamtk is not scanning anything as well

I have the same problem. Lenovo Thinkpad, Ubuntu 16.04 TSL loaded, clamTK loaded from software repository. I set clamTK to scan computer & 'zip' its done, files scanned show 0. Could it be that as ...
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ClamTk not showing scan results and history

Whenever I use ClamTk to scan folders, it won't show list of infected files after scanning is completed. What it shows is just a total number of scanned files and number of infected files. How can I ...
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Unable to update virus definitions in ClamAV/ClamTK

I am running Ubuntu 17.04 on a Dell desktop computer.I have not been able to update ClamAV/ClamTK virus signatures for some time. The antivirus signatures number is "23296." When I try sudo freshclam ...
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How do I run Clam TK antivirus in 16.10?

The good help I get here is much appreciated always. I'm not too up to date on computers and can't seem to get clam to run. I have ubuntu 16.10 (I'm not in a good situation right now to update to 17....
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What should I do after a ClamAV Scan found 2 virus-infected files on my computer?

I ran a virus scan on my computer using ClamAV. ClamAV has found two virus-infected files. Should I use the Quarantine Option on ClamTK? What should I do in order to remove the viruses? 5 or so ...
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How many Antiviral definitions exist in 2017 for the linux antivirus Clamav?

How many virus signatures should the clamav engine have, you know some web page where it can be consulted, you can add more antiviral signatures, I find very few of them?.
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ClamAV no longer in the Software Center?

I have two questions. I found ClamTK in the Software Center. Is this just a GUI for ClamAV or is ClamAV included? Secondly, there are many websites that say ClamAV can be downloaded from the Software ...
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ClamTK on latest Lubuntu

I recently installed ClamTK from the Lubuntu software repository to my Lenovo T61 laptop. It worked fine once or twice then would not even load the interface. As ClamTK works faultlessly on my PC with ...
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Why Clamtk is not scanning anything?

I am new to Ubuntu had installed ClamTK antivirus using command: sudo apt-get install clamav clamtk and i am unable to scan anything. Whenever i try to scan it completes within 1 second and I get ...
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problems with clamtk

I´ve installed clamtk. So far I had just clamav, which has really been working well, but now I wanted a GUI too. But now I noticed the following: When looking at the number of virus-definitions clamtk ...
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virus threat detected in /usr/lib/shim

I recently ran a virus scan with clamtk and was pleased that not much came up except for one system folder: /usr/lib/shim with the following files being flagged: fallback.efi.signed MokManager.efi....
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ClamTK not working

I think I have this same issue. Lately, I noticed I get malware, that redirects me to fake websites while I browse. I installed clamtk and clamav, and it worked. But I recently updated eveything: the ...
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Clam scan files on 14.04

After running clam it found four files called win.trojan.Xored-1 What are they? They were in Chrome cache.
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What to do about a false positive in clamtk

I am getting a message from clamtk antivirus after running a scan on the download folder the result said 10 viruses found how can 10 viruses be found if nothing in the download folder but some files ...
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If I have clamav do I need to install rootkit hunter

So I have clamav the antivirus but is that a protection against rootkits or do I need to install rootkit hunter as well with clamav?
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ClamTK Anti Virus will not run on Ubuntu 15.10

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 15.10. To protect myself, I have tried downloading and installing ClamTK. It does this without giving any error messages but it doesn't open. I tried on a second ...
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How to install the latest version of ClamTk?

I haven't had ClamTk installed for a while now as I did a fresh install, but never got round to putting it back on, now I would like to, but am faced with a problem, I don't know how to get the latest ...
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Is necessary to use ClamTK with ClamAV? [duplicate]

Do I need to install Clam TK when using Clam AV? Clam TK will not install. Will Clam AV run automatically in the background?
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