Postfix prompts not happening

Posted March 19, 2017 3.3k views

I am following the tutorial to install postfix in Ubuntu 16.04, but it stops on the first screen. Any idea? I just installed Lemp Ubuntu 16.04 with success. Using Putty to run the commands. Can’t get out of the first screen and then i can’t login because of the processes running inside… i think.

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Is it this tutorial?
What do you mean by “it stops on the first screen”? First screen of what, when you did what?

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  • @hansen
    Hello! Yes.
    The first screen of postfix’s configuration procedures.
    After these two first commands:

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo DEBIAN_PRIORITY=low apt-get install postfix

    It does not give me any options. Can’t move from this screen. And then i have to end the session or the sessions ends by itself. Immediately i can’t go back in. I have to wait a while before the server allows me in again.

    My first droplet is nice



Yez. When i run the first sudo command it shows the list and the ‘ok’ in the end. I will try your suggestion. Thank you for caring.