Help I deleted my cron.daily files

Knute Johnson ubuntu at
Mon Jul 4 23:43:50 UTC 2011

On 7/4/2011 4:38 PM, Avi wrote:
> Knute Johnson wrote:
>> I tried that but it doesn't reinstall the cron.daily files.  I tried
>> using dpkg --purge and then using aptitude to install and that found
>> some of them.
> That --purge will have destroyed any local configuration you might
> have made. It might well have not broken anything here, but it's not
> really an option to be run lightly.
>>   I guess their could have been files left over in here that weren't
>> being used any more.
> What are you comparing to? What should be there is dependent upon
> what you have installed - Alan's list will only reflect what he's got
> installed, not what you have installed.

There was a sysklogd file and I don't have sysklogd installed.  There 
was an ntp file but that didn't reload when I reinstalled ntpd.  So who 
knows.  I think it will be OK.  I'm curious to know what the apache2 and 
sendmail programs did.



Knute Johnson

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