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Old 01-30-2005, 11:07 PM   #1
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What to use for a mail server


Hi Folks

I have a spare box and want to use it as a mail server. What Linux version should I use and which mail program?

Thanks

Joe
 
Old 01-30-2005, 11:42 PM   #2
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The one you understand the most...

Have a read (google, distrowatch, LQ...) and then install and play with the ones that sound like you.

Cheers,

mj
 
Old 01-31-2005, 12:03 AM   #3
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Any distro will do, and for the life of me I can't remember the name of the software I used to run on Gentoo for my mail, it was really good but

Hopefully someone will mention it here so I can download it again...
 
Old 02-02-2005, 06:11 PM   #4
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Found it.. exim
 
Old 02-02-2005, 10:59 PM   #5
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Sendmail is a relatively easy to set up mail server,
it works well too.
 
Old 02-03-2005, 12:25 PM   #6
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Any distro. Postfix is a very secure and reliable mail server.
 
  


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