I uninstalled Mailman in hopes to start over, but when I try to install
get the following errors:

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  • Starting Mailman master qrunner mailmanctl
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File “/usr/lib/mailman/bin/mailmanctl”, line 555, in
    File “/usr/lib/mailman/bin/mailmanctl”, line 390, in main
    lock = acquire_lock(force)
    File “/usr/lib/mailman/bin/mailmanctl”, line 214, in acquire_lock
    lock = acquire_lock_1(force)
    File “/usr/lib/mailman/bin/mailmanctl”, line 199, in acquire_lock_1
    File “/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/LockFile.py”, line 243, in lock
    File “/var/lib/mailman/Mailman/LockFile.py”, line 422, in __write
    fp = open(self.__tmpfname, ‘w’)
    IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
    invoke-rc.d: initscript mailman, action “start” failed.
    dpkg: error processing mailman (–configure):
    subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
    A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
    Setting up mailman (1:2.1.9-9ubuntu1.2) …
    Looking for enabled languages (this may take some time) … done.
    Installing site language en …
    No updates are necessary.

Is there any hope to remedy this?

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