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#1 zoran

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 06:40 AM

Hi, I am trying to install sendmail on my Ubuntu 12.4, but when I use:
sudo apt-get install sendmail
I get a message:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree     
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package sendmail
I could not find anything on the Internet on this for two days of searching.

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 07:44 AM

Do you have the universe repository enabled? That's where it lives.

You can also install a "normal" MTA like Postfix or exim: IIRC they'll provide you a sendmail application too.
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Posted 22 September 2012 - 12:37 AM

Are you able to get anything else installed by apt? Perhaps your apt configuration for the respository is pointing to an old site, or offline.
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