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Old 12-21-2003, 04:32 PM   #1
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removed packages / add mail


I was on a file frenzy a couple of days ago and removed a couple of binaries that I intended to use,

The mail binary / (CLI interface, type #'mail' at the sh) doesn't work anymore.
I have checked through my removed packages and added everything with mail in them and searched the packages on slackwares site. ('http://www.slackware.com/pb/')
With no luck!

Could anyone tell me the correct name for the slackpack?
 
Old 12-21-2003, 05:25 PM   #2
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I believe the program is actually nail it replaced mail and mail is symlinked to nail
 
Old 12-21-2003, 11:39 PM   #3
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That's it...

thanks
 
Old 12-22-2003, 12:12 AM   #4
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A good way to find stuff you accidentally removed is to do some grepping in /var/log/removed_packages/ and /var/log/removed_scripts/
 
  


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