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Old 10-08-2004, 03:52 AM   #1
human
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how to set up a sendmail


hello, im wanted to setup an e-mail.

i used the command "apt-get install sendmail" then i received an error msg, stated below. how should i solve this?

human:~# apt-get install sendmail
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
exim
The following NEW packages will be installed:
sendmail
0 packages upgraded, 1 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 918kB of archives. After unpacking 1778kB will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y
Err http://security.debian.org stable/updates/main sendmail 8.12.3-6.6
Something wicked happened resolving 'security.debian.org:http' (-3)
Failed to fetch http://security.debian.org/pool/upda...3-6.6_i386.deb Something wicked happened resolving 'security.debian.org:http' (-3)
E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?
 
Old 10-09-2004, 11:05 PM   #2
darthtux
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I can offer two suggestions:

1) Perhaps security.debain.org was having problems.

2) APT gets the package information from cache on your box. Maybe the package was updated on the server. Do a

apt-get update && apt-get install sendmail
 
  


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