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Am a newbie to the linux enviroment.I successfully configured a dns on redhat linux 9 using a simple command guide.But i had some issues configuring squirrelmail.I downloaded it and suceefully extracted it and it was installed,using ls command to view it.If i issue the command:
mv /root/squirrelmail/* ./html/
This is the response i always receive
mv:can't stat source /root/squirrelmail/*
I would highly if you guys can help me out.thanks.................
Are you sure the /root/squirrelmail/* location exists? Note that Linux is case sensitive: if there is some upper-case character in the directory name, your command fails for this reason. If in doubt, just post the output of
As you can see, there is no squirrelmail directory under /root. So maybe you have to find where exactly the squirrelmail has been installed. How did you install it, anyway? Building from source (that is did you performed the ./configure && make && make install step) OR by a RPM package?
I guess the second possibility. If this is the case just do
rpm -ql squirrelmail
to find out where the installed files have been placed.
I downloaded it and successfully extracted it and it was installed,using ls command to view it.
Well, I cannot follow you anymore. You stated that successfully installed it, but now it is not clear what did you install. Can you post the exact name of the file you downloaded (and where it comes from) and the procedure used for installation? Have you followed some guide on-line?
redhat linux 9 has not had a SECURITY update since 2003
FOR your peace of mind ( and ours there are open exploits in rh9 )
install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 ( or the free CeonOS 5.2) or fedora 9 or 10
if you installed version 1.4.6 it is hopelessly outdated 1.4.17 is the current
but i don't think it will run on such an OLD os as rh9
the reason this did not work
"rpm -ql squirrelmail" is you installed from a tar ball and did not use rpm .
but if you want to use the equivalent of win 98 in a vista world , go ahead and use rh9