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Derek Broughton news at
Mon Dec 10 13:34:18 GMT 2007

Sylviane et Perry White wrote:

> I installed dovecot, from sources because I couldn't find it in KUbuntu's
> repos (was in Ubuntu's though but I didn't dare try that)

Whoa!  What repos are you using that you think are Kubuntu but not Ubuntu??
There is no such thing as a "Kubuntu" repository.  Makes me suspect you're
not using a blessed source...

> Now the logfile says:
> "auth(default): Unknown passdb driver 'pam' (typo, or Dovecot was built
> without support for it? Check with dovecot --build-options)"

I don't know what you've done wrong, but please install the binary.  It Just

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