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Re: Laptop and needed for exim4

On Wed, 2005-01-26 at 15:43 -0500, Adam Aube wrote:
> Glyn Tebbutt wrote:
> > Ive been thinking, do i really need exim4 installed? Ive got my server
> > setup as my mail server from which i access all my mail via imap but on
> > my laptop do i really need exim4? Or do i need it for system only mail?
> anacron and at depend on some sort of MTA, and the output of cron jobs (if
> any) is sent via system email. Since this email will show you if something
> is going wrong with your system's cron jobs, you definitely want it.
> On my laptop, Exim is configured for a non-networked setup, so it does local
> mail delivery only. All system users are aliased to root, which is aliased
> to my username, so I get all system mail.
> Adam
Could you set it up in that way but then have the service disabled? or
does it have to be running to recieve the mail??
Cheers for the reply
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