[Ilugc] dpkg returned an error code

Shrinivasan T tshrinivasan at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 14:25:16 IST 2012


> Setting up ssmtp (2.64-5) ...
> hostname: Name or service not known
> dpkg: error processing ssmtp (--configure):


run the command  'hostname' in the terminal and share us the output.

If it returns nothing, setup a hostname for your machine and install
the software again.

Check the links for setting up a hostname
http://www.ducea.com/2006/08/07/how-to-change-the-hostname-of-a-linux-system/
http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/2732/ubuntu_how_to_change_computer_name/

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Regards,
T.Shrinivasan


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