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Error: /var/lib/dpkg/info/mysql-server-5.5.postinst: line 146: logger: command not found

I got the following while trying to install mysql-server on Debian:

/var/lib/dpkg/info/mysql-server-5.5.postinst: line 146: logger: command not found
ATTENTION: An error has occured. More info is in the syslog!
/var/lib/dpkg/info/mysql-server-5.5.postinst: line 236: logger: command not found

Fixed by running:

apt-get --reinstall install bsdutils

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