Re: [desktop] Installation of mail server by default
Matthew Forrester <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I always thought the installation of EXIM by default was rather strange,
> If you want a mail server your almost certainly going to want a specific
> mail server, and after all your only going to want one per network. A
> sensible Idea would be to have nullmailer installed. none of my debian
> using friends knew about nullmailer, but were well chuffed when i told
> them about it, as they could get rid of the mta on there workstations
> (which serves no other purpose except a potential security problem, use
> of hdd space and stopping apt complaining about not having an mta).
Iirc nullmailer has problems with pine (if it does it is documented),
I might mix it up with ssmtp though.
Additionally having a MTA which manages a queue is a real nice thing
for dialup hosts (masqmail might be a good choice).
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