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Old 12-11-2014, 11:14 PM   #1
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setup local mail on ubuntu 12.04 not to the outside world just internally and use the

hello I am trying to do a simple local mail setup for ubuntu ver12.04 the tutorial I am following along with is using the mail command. I will install the other clients at a later date, just want to get this default working. I found a post that walked through installing
apt-get install exim4-daemon-light mailutils
dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config
which brought up a mail server setup I stepped through it and ran a test mail but every time I send and check I get no mail for ubuntuuser1 my setup info
local delivery only; not on a network
ip addresses to listen for incoming smtp ; ::1
other destinations
Keep number of DNS-queries minimal no
Delivery method for local mail: mbox format in /var/mail/
I tested my hostname user1@ubuntu:~# hostname ubuntu
user1@ubuntu:~# hostname -f

what am I missing?

ok disregard figured it out had to edit the
:~# vi /etc/hosts

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