Thanks for the info. I have installed the system as per your instructions with changes to make it work with ubuntu 9.10. Most everything seems to be working except email. I am getting the following error:
Fatal: Plugin sieve not found from directory /usr/lib/dovecot/modules/lda
Before I dig around I wanted to see if there was a known solution. The following files are in the directory listed:
and some symlinks to some other files that don't seem relevant.