ClamTk- not updating?

ClamTk isn’t updating automatically. The anivirus signatures are outdated . this is the message that appears when in use.

I can’t see it !

P l e a s e more info about your system and how you installed ClamTk.
Our :crystal_ball: is out of order :wink:

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System info Fedora 35 -(Workstation edition ) latest update ,

Please have a look to clamav-update:

Description  : This package contains programs which can be used to update the clamav
             : anti-virus database automatically. It uses the freshclam(1) utility for
             : this task. To activate it use, uncomment the entry in /etc/cron.d/clamav-update.
             : Use this package when you go updating the virus database regulary and
             : do not want to download a >160MB sized rpm-package with outdated virus
             : definitions.

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I am running the command but no response the bash command is unknown.

As far as I remember, the update command is


It is a package as the description explains.
With sudo dnf info clamav-update you see the description as i posted. Please read it.

ClamTk is the GUI and Clamav is the antivirus program.


open terminal

$ sudo -s
$ freshclam


$ freshclam --debug

don’t know if it’s necessary

$ systemctl start clamav-freshclam
$ systemctl enable clamav-freshclam
$ systemctl status clamav-freshclam

because missing update service, contab or systemctl timers

$ crontab -l
$ systemctl list-timers

this might be missing


missing file: /etc/cron.d/clamav-update

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clamav is an old project, might be the description changed.

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