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Old 05-06-2005, 11:22 PM   #1
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duplicate klamav icons in system tray

Every time I logout or restart my machine 1 more klamav icon appears in my
system tray. Currently 11 klam icons appear. I used ps -A command (which
shows running processes I think ?) and found 11 instances of klamav. How
can this be stopped ? Is uninstalling clam and/or klam the easy fix or have I
broken something ? I have only 1 year of pc (XP) experience and am hopelessly
new to linux. Dual booting Suse 9.2 with XP.
Old 05-07-2005, 09:50 AM   #2
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are you using klamav to search your linux system for viruses or something?
unless your doing something risky you probably won't get a virus under linux
killall klamav should work
Old 05-07-2005, 01:57 PM   #3
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Get rid of Klamav you really do not need AV running.

All you really need (if that) is to have clamav set up to read your email.
Old 05-08-2005, 10:06 AM   #4
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Thankyou for the responses . I use P2P and also forward emails .
Running av is more of a courtesy to those who are running other
OS's than any concern for my own system. I have removed klam
- problem solved. Will install again when I have more experience.
Killall was a new command to me. Thanks again.


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