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Old 18th February 2012, 01:03 PM
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Question ClamAV Database error.

I have installed clamav with this command:

sudo yum install clamav


it installed. now when i whant to scan my laptop it give the following error:

LibClamAV Error: cli_loaddb(): No supported database files found in /var/lib/clamav
ERROR: Can't open file or directory

How can i fix this. My logic tells me that the database file is not there.
How do i fix this?
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Old 19th February 2012, 05:22 AM
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Re: ClamAV Database error.

I don't remember exactly, but I think there is some command-line program to initialize the clamav database you need to run after installation. Also I seem to recall needing to edit something in a clamav .conf file too.
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Old 20th February 2012, 03:23 AM
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Re: ClamAV Database error.

try as root
Code:
su -
freshclam
/* then run this */
clamscan --version
the output should be something like this
" ClamAV 0.97.3/14484/Sun Feb 19 20:50:46 2012"
though your date& time will be different

freshclam will update the database
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