[Mailman-Users] Uninstall mailman manually

Frank Walter francwalter at gmx.net
Fri May 25 00:24:43 CEST 2012

Mark this was working, I thank you very much.

I deleted (indeedly just renamed):


and after this I just could install mailman normally through aptitude.

The links you gave me instructed me to import old lists to the new installation, which was easy enough.

I want to thank you much.


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Mark Sapiro [mailto:mark at msapiro.net]
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 24. Mai 2012 16:57
> An: Frank Walter; mailman-users at python.org
> Betreff: Re: [Mailman-Users] Uninstall mailman manually
> Frank Walter wrote:
> >I installed mailman on Ubuntu 12.04 by Aptitude and copied an older version over it
> because I wanted to keep mailing lists from another server.
> You should have only copied the lists/LISTNAME/config.pck and the
> archives/private/* files. See the FAQ at <http://wiki.list.org/x/2oA9>
> >After this mailman didn't start anymore but in aptitude I couldn't uninstall it neither.
> >Now I hope that I can uninstall it by deleting the two mailman folders and the config in
> /etc/mailman -
> >is this the right way?
> I think that will work, but see the FAQ at
> <http://wiki.list.org/x/OIDD>.
> --
> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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