Clamav gives error Can’t create temporary directory /var/lib/clamav/clamav-…

To overcome error where freshclam gives error Can’t create temporary directory /var/lib/clamav/clamav-…, you need to give your user and group rights to write to a folder /var/lib/clamav. To do so, enter following command after login in as root:

# su <enter> # chown user1.user1 /var/lib/clamav <enter>

Clamav antivirus on Linux

# yum install clamtk

This installs all of clamav antivirus on your system. It also installs the GUI virus scanner clamtk. Once this is installed, edit /etc/freshclam.conf Search for an unremarked line starting with Example. Remark it by putting a # before Example. If you do not do the above step, you will get following . . . → Read More: Clamav antivirus on Linux

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