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  Learning the Terminal in Jaguar, Part 1
Subject:   after changing my cleanup schedule
Date:   2003-10-09 16:47:00
From:   anonymous2
after changing my cleanup schedule I'm trying to setup sendmail and when I type cat /etc/mal/sendmail.cf itdisplays the content but when I attempted to
sudo cp -p sendmail.cf sendmail.cf.bak
it says theres no such file or directory......
why??
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  • after changing my cleanup schedule
    2003-10-15 01:57:57  anonymous2 [View]

    You're probably still in your home directory and NOT in the /etc/mail/ directory (where the sendmail.cf file lives).

    You have two options, either:

    1) Enter "cd /etc/mail" and then try again "sudo cp -p sendmail.cf sendmail.cf.bak".

    2) Use the full path name in your command: "sudo cp -p /etc/mail/sendmail.cf /etc/mail/sendmail.cf.bak"


    Michael.