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Re: Trying to reinstall exim4

On Sun, May 08, 2011 at 05:55:27PM -0700, Carl Johnson wrote:
>   I was trying out postfix but I was unable to get it working the way I
> wanted, so I tried to purge postfix and reinstall exim4.  I used
> aptitude to select postfix to purge and to install exim4, exim4-base,
> exim4-config, and exim4-daemon-light.  It seems to accept the
> selections, but when it actually tries to install it, it gives the error
> message:
> E: Could not perform immediate configuration on 'exim4'. Please see
> man 5 apt.conf under APT::Immediate-Configure for details. (2)
>   I dropped the statement 'APT::Immediate-Configure "off";' into a file
> in /etc/apt/apt.conf.d, but it still won't install exim4.  Does anybody
> have any idea what I am doing wrong, and what I can do to install exim?
> I am running this on a squeeze system.
> Thanks for any ideas.

What happens when you run 

  # dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config



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