apt-get install ssmtp

Kaushal Shriyan kaushalshriyan at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 10:02:25 UTC 2009

On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Alex Muntada <alexm at alexm.org> wrote:
> + Kaushal Shriyan <kaushalshriyan at gmail.com>:
>> * Stopping MTA
>>    /sbin/start-stop-daemon: warning: failed to kill 3668: No such process
>> invoke-rc.d: initscript exim4, action "stop" failed.
>> dpkg: error processing exim4-base (--remove):
>> subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status 3
> When I face this kind of problem I usually add and "exit 0" in top of
> the script giving the error (i.e. /etc/init.d/exim4). The daemon is not
> running and this script is going to be removed anyway.

Hi Alex,

Add exit 0 as a first line in /etc/init.d/exim4 ? and then do sudo
apt-get install ssmtp
Am i understanding you correctly ?

Please suggest/guide

Thanks and Regards,


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