Mail command missing in ubuntu by default

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

Not really, news, but I was reminded again this evening that mail is not available at the command line in recent default installs of Ubuntu (or kubuntu /xubuntu). If you’re like me and make use of this for scripting notifications…. you’ll need to sudo apt-get install mailx (and a MTA like postfix.) Mailx requires postfix/sendmail/qmail [...]

Sendmail mail queue backed up

Friday, December 16th, 2005

Sendmail is not my favorite MTA. I really prefer Postfix, but… I have to use sendmail in a few situations. I’ve run a little script on the web server for a good while to monitor the mail queue. I was running into a problem where I had LOTS of messages backed up. I suspected I [...]

Book of Postfix

Wednesday, August 10th, 2005

Newsforge has a review up on The Book of Postfix. They recommend it for anyone administering Postfix as work or hobby.    Send article as PDF   


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