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I'm a open source web developer and I'm just using ubuntu 11.10 x64 desktop version as my web server by installing PHP MySQl and Apache 2. I mainly use PHP to send email from my web server. But I wish to receive and store message from others or from my coding via internet.So, I wish to know how to use ubuntu as my mail server ? Please reply me...

Thank all geeks.

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There are several mailservers to choose from. Full featured beasts like postfix or sendmail for example. On a desktop machine I would recommend exim4 as it is relatively easy to configure. Just

apt-get install exim4

to install. A configuration wizard should start automatically after installation. If not, start it with

dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config

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