Clam AV update in Hardy Heron 8.04

Stifan Kristi sugizo at
Wed Jan 13 06:40:06 UTC 2010

RobertHoltzman wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 06:43:42PM -0800, NoOp wrote:
>> On 01/12/2010 12:44 PM, Rafiq Hajat wrote:
>>> Hi Guys,
>>> I've installed Clam Anti virus on 8.04 purely to clean up my Flashdisk
>>> which get a whole load of viruses every time I plug it into the PC at
>>> the Radio station where I do a weekly jazz/blues program. I am a little
>>> peeved to find that I cannot update the virus def through the GUI - I
>>> get this message:
>>> "You must be root to install updates".
>>> Any ideas?
>> Flames may abound after this... but I've found bitdefender (linux)
>> considerably better than clam AV:
>> <>
> The thing I liked about bitdefender was that it could quarantine an
> individual infected message from an mbox file as opposed to clam that
> quarantines the entire file.
> The thing(s) I didn't like was the fact that it crashed with an over
> temp warning if I tried to scan my entire mail directory and that trying
> to navigate their web site could drive Carrie Nation to drink. 
Please open your terminal and type :

sudo freshclam

Please let me know, if you meet any problem.

*Stifan Kristi (Kou Shou)* 
Jakarta, Indonesia
Email : sugizo at <mailto:sugizo at> 

?????:sugizo at japan <mailto:sugizo at>?com

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