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Postfix suggests a bunch of other packages on install.What are they and should I install them?

Postfix suggests these packages on install: procmail postfix-mysql postfix-pgsql postfix-ldap postfix-pcre sasl2-bin dovecot-common postfix-cdb postfix-doc I know what procmail and dovecot are. ...
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spamassassin does not honour local.cf

I updated my /etc/spamassassin/local.cf spamassassin file to update some score rules. However, even after restarting spamassassin (via service), the new score are not shown in spam emails. In fact, ...
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Simplest MTA mail setup for a desktop to receive (ana)cron emails

Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) doesn't seem to install any sort of mailer by default. Everybody seems to recommend installing Postfix. I am familiar with Postfix, which I use on several "real" servers. But it ...
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Can I have both postfix and exim installed?

I have an ubuntu mail server that I want to migrate from exim to postfix. This server has 2 ip addresses. My question is simple: can I have both postfix and exim installed, listening in different ...
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Postfix on laptop instead of Mail Client?

I'd like to send and receive emails via shell, preferably reading and writing with VIM. Do I understand the internet correctly that I should install postfix or exim on my laptop and connect it somehow ...
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Which's better for WINE?

I have a little question: Which version of Ubuntu works better with WINE? The actual version (13.04) or LTS? (12.04) Because I'd like to play MTA San Andreas in Linux and the most of people says I ...
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what does php use if multiple MTAs are installed?

I'm just wondering what happens if I have sendmail installed, and subsequently installed postfix, what will php use when I use the mail command? Will having 2 MTAs installed cause any other ...
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Depends: exim vs mail-transport-agent

I am creating a .deb installation package for our software, which depends on a valid SMTP server being installed. Currently the control file states: Depends: mail-transport-agent However one Debian ...
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Mail server configuration for a home user?

Okay I'm totally lost with mail server configurations. I use getmail and mbsync to receive email and mutt's built-in SMTP support to send email; I use the same procedure for both Gmail (I rarely use ...
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How do I configure exim4 to send mail through a password protected ssl smtp mail server?

I'd like my cronjobs to be able to send mail from my home computer. My servers configure exim4 like this: dc_eximconfig_configtype='internet' dc_other_hostnames='' dc_local_interfaces='127.0.0.1' ...
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Ubuntu Server, Exim4 and Spam Lists

I have a Ubuntu Server with Exim4 MTA. Everything is running OK. I must integrate Spam Lists, in Exim4. How can I integrate Spam Lists with Exim4? One of the Spam List i want to integrate is from ...
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Lightweight local mail transfer agent

I'd like to have a very lightweight and easy mail transfer agent on my server. The only purpose of this MTA is to buffer outgoing email messages locally and forward them to ISP's mail servers. What ...
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Did Ubuntu move from installing an MTA by default to not installing an MTA by default?

I recently set up a new computer with Ubuntu 11.04 amd64, set up as a desktop. I hadn't got around to setting up an email client to read system mail, and I was curious what unread mail might have ...
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Easy way to forward all email

Is there an easy way to install a MTA on Ubuntu and forward all email to a different remote email box? Only want to forward local email and looking for something dead simple. Thank you! ...
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How to configure mail server to report a hostname distinct from server name [closed]

I have a VPS set up with Ubuntu 10.04 running exim4 as the MTA. The machine name itself is something easily recognizable to us (in this case, 'Fermat'), but the machine itself is responsible for ...