Lychee 荔枝 - ClamAV On-Access Scanning Installer Script
ClamAV’s On-Access scanning can detect the known malwares/virus in real time. Any Debian/RPM based Linux system can install this script when FANOTIFY is configured in your Linux kernel.
cat /boot/config-$(uname -r) | grep FANOTIFY
The suitable display is :
When you see the following message, your Linux system is not suitable for this script.
CONFIG_FANOTIFY_ACCESS_PERMISSIONS is not set
- ClamAV 1.0.0
- Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS and Fedora 37 are tested
Remarks : ClamAV uses about 3GB RAM.
Version 0.4 (Dated JAN 05, 2023) (Latest)
- Minor modified
Version 0.3 (Dated JAN 01, 2023)
- Add configure file
Version 0.2 (Dated DEC 30, 2022)
- Add uninstallers
Version 0.1 (Dated DEC 28, 2022)
- First release for ClamAV 1.0.0
Remarks : This script is developed by Samiux and it is released under GPLv3. It is an Open Source Project.
Download the script.
git clone https://github.com/samiux/lychee
Edit the related parts at the top parts of the script.
cd lychee nano lychee.conf
Then run the script to install ClamAV On-Access scanning.
sudo chmod +x clamav-installer sudo ./clamav-installer
Please allow about 1 to 2 minutes for ClamAV to load the signatures.
You can run this script at any time on the same Linux system box without any harm.
(a) DEB Package
sudo chmod +x deb-clamav-uninstaller sudo ./deb-clamav-uninstaller
(b) RPM Package
sudo chmod +x rpm-clamav-uninstaller sudo ./rpm-clamav-uninstaller
(c) Remove lychee directory
sudo rm -R lychee
- BUG : /home directory cannot be used
- / directory cannot be used as it will lockup the system.
- Non-existent directory will caused high CPU usage.
- USB flash drive cannot be used for On-Access Scanning.