[Freedombox-discuss] unattented-upgrade - mail to user

Jens Thiele karme at karme.de
Thu Apr 27 15:12:48 UTC 2017

"Pierre L." <petrus at miosweb.mooo.com> writes:

> Hey!
> On Debian wiki about "unattented-upgrades" package, I see it's possible
> to receive mail about updates.
> https://wiki.debian.org/UnattendedUpgrades#Unattended_Upgrades
> So I've set it up with my mail address.
> But !
> On the "unattented-upgrade" Freedombox page, I see in the logs (every
> times after auto-updating):
> 2017-04-27 01:51:24,170 INFO All upgrades installed
> 2017-04-27 01:51:50,301 ERROR No '/usr/bin/mail' or
> '/usr/sbin/sendmail',can not send mail. You probably want to install the
> 'mailx' package.
> Now I'm sure that's the reason why I'm not receiving any mail :'(
> Tried apt-cache search mailx... some results, but no "mailx" package :s
> Humm, which package can quickly/easily send this mail, without being to
> heavy on the board ?
> (a mail server on another computer is running on the same LAN...)
> Many thx :)

"apt install bsd-mailx" should help

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