Postfix not accepting external emails

Dec 28th, 2011 | By

So another fun little learning lesson today with the new mail server..  I could send and receive emails internally no problem(sending from me@me.com to you@me.com) but the moment I wanted to send something from another mail server to the new one well it wasn’t having any of it. As with all things there are always
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Setting up a proper smtp server with dovecot and mysql virtual mailboxes

Dec 26th, 2011 | By

Well this was a multi-day nightmare that has finally come to an end(meaning I can finally sit down and play with my xmas presents) First of all I want to give a shout out to this tutorial: http://latunyj.no-ip.org/2011/08/mail-server-with-postfix-dovecot-and-mysql-on-ubuntu-10-04-lts-using-virtual-domain/ This is the most recent and the best guide I could find and I kept going back to
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Dovecot not starting – no errors logged

Dec 26th, 2011 | By

So after wrestling with courier and postfix for days with no success I’m trying to see if Dovecot will allow me to have a fully functioning smtp server.  The main problem I faced recently was dovecot just not starting at all and I couldn’t figure it out for the life of me.  The service wasn’t
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mail for loops back to myself error message with Postfix

Dec 22nd, 2011 | By

So was going through the last phases of setting up my mail server today and this was the final stumbling block before email was able to be delivered properly.  After searching high and low it ended up being an issue with the transport table (#transport_maps = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_transports.cf)   just comment or delete that line and
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Forced to find a new editor I’ve fallen in love with jEdit

Dec 4th, 2011 | By

Well my long love affair with Quanta Plus has finally come to an end and although it wasn’t by choice I couldn’t be happier.  For some unexplainable reason Quanta Plus has no active maintainers and so when support for KDE3 was finally pulled Quanta Plus went with it.  This is surprising because Quanta is clearly
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Debian fun for the week – USB HD locking system + fglrx and backport kernels

Dec 3rd, 2011 | By

Alrighty, another adventure to go on in linux land.  The problems started a few days ago when I noticed my system locking up all of a sudden.. I mean full all the way lock, stock and two smoking barrels having to take the battery out and unplug the damn thing just to get it to
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