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CLI for SAV for Linux 1.0.14-13 does not appear on Ubuntu 12.10

Created: 27 Dec 2012 • Updated: 28 Dec 2012 | 6 comments
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I installed Ubuntu 12.10, 64 bit, US English on my computer. It has a kernel version of

Moreover I installed SAV for Linux 1.0.14-13 on it.


How is it that CLI (client interface) does not load? Is it possible to enable it? If yes, how do I go about doing it?

P.S.: The AutoProtect module does not load and according to one of Symantec's employees, I need to compile my own AutoProtect kernel modules for my OS.

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Brɨan's picture

Run the command

/path/to/symantec_antivirus/savtray &

/path/to/ usually refers to /opt/Symantec/

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Be Creative. Be IT's picture

Hi Brian81,

Thanks for your reply.

I will try it out and report back here as soon as I can.

Be Creative. Be IT's picture

Feedback to Brian81

See below for the action that I took earlier:

sharon@sharon:~$ /opt/Symantec/symantec_antivirus/savtray

No CLI for SAVFL is visible.

Could someone help me out please?

Ashish-Sharma's picture

Check this artical may be help

Symantec AntiVirus for Linux Savtray GUI Does not appear in Ubuntu with Unity

Article:TECH199921  |  Created: 2012-11-20  |  Updated: 2012-11-22  |  Article URL  

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

Be Creative. Be IT's picture

@ Ashish

I have tried it and the instructions in the technical article that you referenced did not solve my problem.

Any further suggestions please?