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How to set up a mail server correctly?

I have read a number guides on setting up a mail server, but none of them seems to work completely. My Requirements: I want to send and receive mails to and from all domains. (i.e., ...
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How to send e-mail from Ubuntu server?

What I'm supposed to do is send emails from Ubuntu. The easiest way I have found is using Thunderbird and linking my real e-mail address (abc@hotmail.com) to Thunderbird account. I can successfully ...
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Setup DKIM (DomainKeys) for Ubuntu, Postfix and Mailman

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Postfix and Mailman. I want to set up DKIM. DomainKeys Identified Mail, or DKIM, is the successor to Yahoo's "DomainKeys". It incorporates Cisco's Identified Mail. What ...
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simple method to install a mail server

I am looking for a simple way to install a mail server on my Ubuntu server. I would like to be able to receive and send emails though a webmail (e.g. roundcube). I have a domain name. The web server ...
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Problem using Postfix with Sendmail

I've sendmail installed using "apt-get install sendmail" and also postfix installed using Webmin. But Postfix cannot start, and when I checked the /var/log/mail.err *Jul 11 14:09:03 victoria ...
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Setting up a send-only mail server

I'm trying to setup an easy mail server to support my "lost password" function in my website. I'd like to know if Exim is good or not, or is there any better solution? I would also like to know ...
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Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)

I have mailserver configure using dovecot+postfix+mysql and it was runnig fine in the server(Ubuntu Server). But during last week it stopped working correctly. It doesn't send email. When I try to ...
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Why do I get an error when I try to postmap sasl password file with postfix?

I installed postfix freshly as satellite system. I need to authenticate on my mail providers smpt. There postfix needs to build a sasl database from my sasl-passwd file. But it fails to do just that. ...