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Linux in a Nutshell

This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

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Rebuild the mail aliases database, /etc/aliases, after a change. Return 0 on success, or a number greater than 0 if there was an error. newaliases must be run whenever /etc/aliases has been changed for the change to take effect. Identical to sendmail -bi.

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