[Bug 657672] Re: don't start freshclam

Imre Gergely gimre at narancs.net
Sun Oct 10 14:15:20 BST 2010

I'm not sure freshclam was ment to be run by a normal user. There's a
freshclam daemon, which runs in the background as 'clamav' user, and it
takes care of updating the database. If you run it as a normal user, it
won't have permissions to open the logfiles, to open the database
directory, etc.

You can check that freshclam is running with the following command:

"ps axu |grep freshclam"

If it's not running, try starting it:

/etc/init.d/clamav-freshclam start

don't start freshclam
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