apt-get install ssmtp

Jay Daniels tux at myt60.net
Fri Sep 11 22:35:15 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-09-11 at 11:19 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> No, ssmtp (being a simple MTA) _conflicts_ with all other MTAs (they 
> _should_ all provide "mail-transport-agent").  So you see warnings
> that 
> mailx will be broken when exim is removed, but in the end it shouldn't
> be 
> because ssmtp will fulfill the dependency when it gets installed.

This is why I use msmtp-mta

sudo apt-get install msmtp-mta

Then I can use the fake sendmail in Evolution or from commandline and
not have any mta running on port 25.


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