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Re: exim or postfix for home modem user?

On Jun 08, Frank Copeland wrote:
> In my experience exim and postfix are both excellent MTAs. They share
> the very desirable property of not being sendmail. Configuring exim is
> not as straightforward as postfix, especially if you need to do
> something outside the scope of eximconfig. I would say that if you are
> familiar with postfix, you may as well go with postfix. It should be a
> drop in replacement for exim and no other package should notice the
> difference.

postfix also has the markedly advantageous feature of having been
debconf-ized, while exim hasn't.

Just so long as you don't pick Sendmail or smail, you're probably OK. :-)
If you're J Random Dialup User, something like ssmtp might even be
appropriate and useful.

Chris Lawrence <cnlawren@olemiss.edu> - http://www.lordsutch.com/chris/

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