Debian-Postfix install guide

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Sun Jul 3 20:31:42 IST 2005

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On 7/1/05, Ugo Bellavance <ugob at> wrote:
> 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)> --
> >
> >>Ugo
> >
> > 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'.
.... Then again, we have the soft gushy feeling one gets when ones own
favorite OS is mentioned somewhere .... I'm a fool for
Mandriva/Mandrake myself....:-).

But I think "keep it simple" would be the best guiding rule for this
type of thing.
-- Glenn (still drunk, vacationing and definitely sore all over after
going to some action park water slides with the kids. Yikes)
email: glenn < dot > steen < at > gmail < dot > com
work: glenn < dot > steen < at > ap1 < dot > se

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