Mail Server

Stephen Fox vdsubuntu at
Tue Sep 27 21:25:16 UTC 2005

There is a HOW-TO on the available on the forums, but the author points to
another address that explains setting up a mail server under a GNU / Linux
system.. I am looking into it myself as well.

The address for the full HOW-TO is as follows:

I hope this helps

On 9/26/05, Kevin C. Smith <kevin at> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-09-27 at 00:40 +0000, Dhanesh Walatara wrote:
> > Hi There,
> >
> > I am a Windows user and had a look into Ubuntu Linux recently have it
> > up and running no prob. However I dont just want another desktop and
> > would like to have some server functionalities running. Like Mail and
> > Web servers. Could some one guide me to somewhere that will tell me
> > how to setup a mail server with a webmail front end like MS Exchange
> > and Outlook Web Access. These applications are run by wizards as most
> > windows users would know how would I get a Mail server running on
> > Ubuntu like that. Again I am very new to this so please be nice
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Dandman
> This is not an easy question; as written, to answer.
> You should already have Postfix installed, which is a "mail server".
> You will need to configure it to your needs. Google for Postfix and
> read up on it. There are no "wizards" that I'm aware of.
> There are many webmail front ends. I use Squirrelmail.
> Use Synaptic and search for "webmail" and see what comes up.
> If you are looking for a groupware solution with calendaring and all,
> there are a few available. This will take some knowledge and setup
> on your part. I use a work. It's still beta and I
> wouldn't recommend it for someone just starting out with Linux
> administration. It involved installing and configuring: Postfix, Cyrus
> IMAP, Postgresql (Database), and
> You may want to check out the Hula Project. I've heard some good things
> about it and it's a complete solution. I think it's still beta, but
> works. However, I haven't used this. It is available in "universe".
> Hope that gives you a place to start.
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