Re: accidentally deleted the whole /etc/mail directory
On Sun, 27 Jan 2008 08:06:00 -0800, Scott wrote:
Now I've done
sudo apt-get --purge remove sendmail
sudo apt-get --reinstall install sendmail
but it won't re-write the config files into the mail directory....What
else can I do?
Try reinstalling sendmail-cf.
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