anyone know what this means? Cron <root at deedra> apt-get upgrade

Tommy Moore tmoore at
Sat Dec 29 11:10:46 EST 2001

Hi there. Looks like your path got messed up. Did you delete the file that 
sets your path environment? YOu been messing around and deleting files in 


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On Sat, 29 Dec 2001, Deedra Waters wrote:

> As you can see this runs every day as schedualed... but this morning the
> following ended up with errors.... I'm curious as to why,  if when I ran
> it manually it didn't give me any errors at all..
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2001 03:05:02 -0500
> From: Cron Daemon <root at deedra>
> To: root at deedra
> Subject: Cron <root at deedra> apt-get upgrade -y
> Reading Package Lists...
> Building Dependency Tree...
> 2 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 0B/189kB of archives. After unpacking 36.9kB will be freed.
> dpkg: `ldconfig' not found on PATH.
> dpkg: `start-stop-daemon' not found on PATH.
> dpkg: `install-info' not found on PATH.
> dpkg: `update-rc.d' not found on PATH.
> dpkg: 4 expected program(s) not found on PATH.
> NB: root's PATH should usually contain /usr/local/sbin, /usr/sbin and /sbin.
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)
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