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clamav and freshclam not working
« on: February 16, 2020, 02:50:33 PM »
 

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I recently switched to Linux Lite because of Windows 7 expiring. This week after I installed clamav, scans wouldn't work.
First I ran from terminal:
sudo apt-get install clamav clamav-daemon
(clamtk was on the end of that line I copied, but it was said not to work well with Linux Lite)

I had used clamav before on a machine with Ubuntu 12.04, where i'd enter "clamscan -r /" Trying it on this PC, I'd get:
LibClamAV Error: cli_loaddbdir(): No supported database files found in /var/lib/clamav
ERROR: Can't open file or directory
    With 0 files scanned

I uninstalled everything I saw and reinstalled clamav, but not clamav-daemon. Then I ran freshclam manually, ending up with this:
Sat Feb 15 13:18:20 2020 -> daily database available for download (remote version: 25724)
Sat Feb 15 13:18:50 2020 -> ERROR: Download failed (28) Sat Feb 15 13:18:50 2020 -> ERROR:  Message: Timeout was reached
Sat Feb 15 13:18:50 2020 -> ERROR: getcvd: Can't download daily.cvd from https://database.clamav.net/daily.cvd
Sat Feb 15 13:18:50 2020 -> Giving up on https://database.clamav.net...
Sat Feb 15 13:18:50 2020 -> ERROR: Update failed for database: daily
Sat Feb 15 13:18:50 2020 -> WARNING: fc_update_databases: fc_update_database failed: Connection failed (5)
Sat Feb 15 13:18:50 2020 -> ERROR: Database update process failed: Connection failed (5)
Sat Feb 15 13:18:50 2020 -> ERROR: Update failed.
Sat Feb 15 13:18:50 2020 -> --------------------------------------
Sat Feb 15 14:09:08 2020 -> Update process terminated

Please suggest what else I should show in order to get an answer to my problem.


 


Re: clamav and freshclam not working
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2020, 04:37:42 PM »
 

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Remove what you have done first.
Then use the ClamAV guide in our Help Manual please.
 

Re: clamav and freshclam not working
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2020, 04:27:14 PM »
 

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im having exactly the same problem, how do i remove clamav to start again?
 


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