[Mailman-Users] Using CLI to admin

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Dec 1 19:11:26 CET 2009

Cameron Smith wrote:

>I am tasked with removing a mailman list using CLI on a cpanel install.
>When I run the list_lists command in bin I get this:
># python list_lists
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "list_lists", line 44, in ?
>    import paths
>ImportError: No module named paths

See the FAQ at <http://wiki.list.org/x/sYA9>.

Assuming that FAQ is correct about where things are located and cPanel
hasn't broken things too badly, try


If that is what you ran, then there is no
/usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/mailman/bin/paths.py file. That file needs
to be there for any of the /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/mailman/bin/
commands to run. If it isn't there, there might be one in
/usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/mailman/cron which you could copy to

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