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The Linux Electronic Mail Administrator HOWTO

Guylhem Aznar <guylhem at>

v3.2, January 2000

This document describes the setup, care and feeding of Electronic Mail (e-mail) under Linux. It is primarily intended for administrators, rather than users. (See the Mail-User's-HOWTO for information on user issues and user agents.) You need to read this if you plan to communicate locally or to remote sites via electronic mail. You probably do *not* need to read this document if don't exchange electronic mail with other users on your system or with other sites.

1. Introduction, copyright and standard disclaimer

2. Other sources of information

3. How Electronic Mail Works

4. Requirements

5. Choosing a Mail Transport Agent

6. Installing Transport Software

7. User Agent Administration

8. Handling remote mail

9. Acknowledgements

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