October 19, 2007
Ubuntuforums are the official support forums for Ubuntu. Many users seek support or help with their Ubuntu system, but not only. The chat areas are also very active. However, when it comes down to the OS, most of the threads are to solve issues, fix things, get encouragements, basically get community help.
As the community grows the forums can fulfill another need: have users come over to get feedback, and if possible, positive feedback.
Frodon has started a thread where you can also share your positive experiences regarding the recent install/upgrade to gutsy, the latest Ubuntu release.
As zasf points it out:
“I’m going to upgrade right now. I wanted to have a look at the forums in order to know some other’s experience before doing it.”
So please, contribute to the thread, answer to the poll, so that your own experience can allow to draw a broader picture of the overall transition to gutsy.
October 5, 2007
Quite strange today, I’m using basic
ubuntu gutsy repositories and got an error performing the daily
upgrade. I’m use to doing
sudo aptitude full-upgrade, and it did not run to the end. I forgot to get the full log saved somewhere, but here is what I searched for:
fatal: /etc/postfix/postfix-script: No such file or directory
The fix is in the following launchpad bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/postfix/+bug/42947
sudo dpkg --remove postfix
sudo dpkg --purge postfix
postfix can be installed again:
sudo aptitude install postfix
Unpacking postfix (from .../postfix_2.4.5-3build1_i386.deb) ...
Setting up postfix (2.4.5-3build1) ...
Adding group `postfix' (GID 122) ...
Adding system user `postfix' (UID 114) ...
Adding new user `postfix' (UID 114) with group `postfix' ...
Not creating home directory `/var/spool/postfix'.
Adding tcp map entry to /etc/postfix/dynamicmaps.cf
Adding group `postdrop' (GID 123) ...
Postfix was not set up. Start with
cp /usr/share/postfix/main.cf.debian /etc/postfix/main.cf
. If you need to make changes, edit
/etc/postfix/main.cf (and others) as needed. To view Postfix configuration
values, see postconf(1).
After modifying main.cf, be sure to run '/etc/init.d/postfix reload'.
Processing triggers for libc6 ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
postfix was reinstalled, the
upgrade could run again.