Debian recommended software
Edward Betts writes:
> It is the same for other things like list server. I used berolist to start
> with, and it is terrible. Then I tried smartlist, and it was great. The
> problem is there are so many to look at.
don't know the two, mailman is another (for the user easy to use) alternative.
> software we all recommend, because we are all individuals and would
> disagree, but here is my list:
> MUA: mutt
> This is not the default, the only two mail clients with standard priority are
> mailx and elm++, do we recommend people run them?
mailx is the smallest MUA, so it does not hurd if it's standard
together with another MUA.
> MDA: procmail
> This is standard priority, but exim is not configured to use it, people have
> to mess with .forward files.
procmail is used by many users, because they can install it on their
own and do not have to rely on a specific MTA and the documentation is
far better for procmail than for exim's MDA features.
> web server: apache
apache is somewhat standard; an alternative to recommend could be roxen:
- well documented administration interface
- integrated optional ftp server module
- integrated optional proxy server module (no need for squid anymore)