sending mail on ubuntu through sendmail

Robert Holtzman holtzm at
Thu Oct 21 04:52:24 UTC 2010

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 11:21:10AM +0100, David Fletcher wrote:
> These are my notes for getting my postfix working:-
> sudo aptitude install postfix
> Select the option for sending mail out plus receiving using fetchmail 
> (internet with smarthost).


Why go to that much trouble? After beating my head against the wall
trying to configure sendmail and exim4 I installed msmtp and never
looked back Much easier to configure than the two I referred to before
and perfectly adequate unless you're doing something exotic.

Bob Holtzman
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