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Old 04-01-2013, 06:50 AM   #1
openlinux
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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
 
Old 04-01-2013, 08:04 AM   #2
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after 1 hour apt-get'ing postfix installed now, and i am really clueless
do not aks me why

solved
 
Old 09-09-2013, 08:30 AM   #3
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solution

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


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