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    [SOLVED] Klam av

    I am trying to install clam and klam frontend

    i Used slacky repositoru and installed clamav, and klamav frontend.

    it would not run from th eGUI,

    so i ran from terminal and got the following error

    root@73:/home/kilbert# klamav
    klamav: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

    I searched repos/google for and cannot find it. I also tried reinstall.

    Any help is appreciated.

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    Trusted Penguin Dapper Dan's Avatar
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    Assuming clamav is indeed installed, it might just be that klamav is looking for that file in a place where it isn't. For instance, it might be looking for in /usr when it's installed to /usr/lib. Another possibility is that it is specifially looking for and what you actually have (as an eaxample) is A symlink can be used for either problem. If the former, you could do (as examples):
    ln -s /usr/lib/ /lib/
    If the later:
    ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/
    Just trying to give you a few ideas. Hope this helps.
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    I performeda slocate libclamav and found that I had not the .4
    So I performed the later command (ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/ as root

    got same error for

    performed slocate and performed same logic as you taught me on the other files.
    (ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/
    (ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/

    I ran klamav from command line and got an error theat said no protocol specified, so I ran from the GUI and it works!

    The reason I posted so much was to
    1) thansk you and
    2) close this thread so if someone else stumbles on it this post can hopefully help them.
    thanks Dapper Dan

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