Cannot run Clamav

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at
Tue Sep 25 12:36:38 UTC 2007

Markus Schönhaber wrote:
> Graham Watkins wrote:
>> I first installed the version shown under Synaptic Package Manager but 
>> whenever I  tried to run it I was informed that this version was out of 
>> date and so far as I could tell that was the end of the exercise.
> End of the exercise? Why? What was the actual problem besides clamav
> informing you of the availability of a newer upstream release?
> There even might be a newer version in the backports-repository for your
> Ubuntu version.

Just to be clear...are you sure it wasn't telling you the *database* was 
out of date?

You'd need to run sudo freshclam to update the virus definitions update 
for ClamAV.


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