[xubuntu-users] New Karmic install: problem with postfix "local loopback still a problem"
jtwdyp at ttlc.net
Sun Jul 11 01:07:47 BST 2010
It would appear that on Jul 10, Joe(theWordy)Philbrook did say:
> It would appear that on Jul 9, Tim H. did say:
> > Now for postfix, I have a set config that I once used (not anymore). So
> > it doesn't matter which option I choose. I may be able to look into
> > this, however I am not sure I really feel like it :P My config took a
> > few days to setup just right and I don't feel like going through the
> > docs again, ha.
> > The fully qualified domain, have you tried localhost? I mean give it a
> > shot I guess. I have multiple domains so that never came up as a
> > problem for me.
> Yes I did. It didn't work. I can avoid the error by selecting the don't
> configure option, but that would only work if I had a clue how to
> configure it for local loopback... I can live without it. On average I've
> managed to get it working on about 50% of the distros I've tried. But it
> bugs me that they bothered with an autoconfig routine that offers to set
> it up for local mail only. Which option wouldn't be very likely on any
> machine that actually has a FQDN to satisfy the durned config with...
Anyway I got this brilliant idea to try to copy the postfix config from
my laptops Arch where local loopback is working...
I even managed to get newaliases to create a new db...
Trouble is every time I try to send a user a mailx from root I get this:
postdrop: warning: unable to look up public/pickup: no such file or directory
What is that talking about?
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