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openlinux 04-01-2013 06:50 AM

installing postfix failed
 
hi,

apt-get install postfix postfix-mysql results in a neverending loop
with the following errors.

Code:

Setting up Postfix[ (2.9.6-2)
insserv script postfix service mail-transport-agent already provided
insserv: exiting now:
update-rc.d error insserv rejected the script header
dpkg error processing postfix (--configure)
subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors where encounting while processing:
postfix
sub process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

how do i solve that?

apt-get purge postfix does not help

openlinux 04-01-2013 08:04 AM

after 1 hour apt-get'ing postfix installed now, and i am really clueless
do not aks me why

solved

pieterswart 09-09-2013 08:30 AM

solution
 
Just install bsd-mailx and mailx and then try to install postfix again


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