Debian-Postfix install guide

Ugo Bellavance ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM
Fri Jul 1 18:20:58 IST 2005

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Glenn Steen wrote:
> On 6/30/05, Ugo Bellavance <ugob at> wrote:
>>Julian Field wrote:
>>>How is the wiki on these subjects?
>>There isn't much distro-specific material in the wiki.  Once this debian
>>guide is crystal, I'll put it on the wiki and create a distro-specific
>>section.  I may eventually have time to create a FreeBSD manual as well,
>>but I don't have any machine that is under my control that runs FreeBSD.
>> For the rest, Mandrake, Gentoo, SUSE, Slackware, SUN & others, the
>>debian relies on the contribution of people...
> (snip)> --
> Should the wiki become more distro-specific? I don't know, but I've
> tried to be very general in what I've written so far.... Keep any
> nitgritty details in a "notes" section or so... After all, everything
> about anything from MTA to MailScanner to AVs etc etc are pretty much
> the same on any *nix system. Some things need special mention, or a
> specific section, but do we really want 32 different "How to install
> MS on <insert fav OS/distro variant>?

I agree.  Debian isn't a lot different from RH.  apt/aptitude instead of
 yum/up2date.  The packages are there.  The rest are just 'things you
have to be used to when using distro X'.

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