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Old 27th February 2006, 16:22
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Angry preferable Requirements for a mail server using FD 4

Guyz i need some help which is the better Linux OS btwn Fedora & Debian to setup a Mail Server?
And i need also some help what are the best Specs for a Computer to setup a stable Mail Server?

Pliz help me out am in a fix
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Old 27th February 2006, 20:47
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Fedora is a great distro and I use it every day. My main computer is a dual boot FC3/FC4 box. But for a mail server, I'd be very inclined to use Debian. It's not that Fedora can't be a mail server, but with the very quick release times, about every 6 to 9 months and loss of support just a few months after that, it has a rather short lifetime and you'd be upgrading pretty often.

Debian is rock solid and has a much longer release life.

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Old 27th February 2006, 20:51
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My personal favorite is DEBIAN too. Rock solid and long update cycles.

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How many mail accounts do you want to host?
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Go for Debian.
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Old 28th February 2006, 09:41
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Old 28th February 2006, 19:10
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You should get yourself some good hardware, a fast CPU and at least 2GB RAM, I'd say. RAM is the most important part of you want to host that many users, the more RAM you have the better.
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