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after upgrating to ubuntu 11.04, I lost dnsmasq.

When I run /usr/sbin/dnsmasq start I get

dnsmasq: junk found in command line

Apparently I need to downgrade dnsmasq but Package->Force version is not available for it in synaptic.

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you can try to remove it and install from source version you need.

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It's not apparent that you need to downgrade dnsmasq. start is not one of the options for dnsmasq. You can verify this by viewing the dnsmasq options with man dnsmasq. Where you trying to start dnsmasq? If so, run service dnsmasq start as root.

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