Re: Can I remove sendmail?

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--- Em qua, 30/5/12, Mateusz Marzantowicz <mmarzantowicz@xxxxxxxxxxx> escreveu:

> De: Mateusz Marzantowicz <mmarzantowicz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Assunto: Re: Can I remove sendmail?
> Para: users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Data: Quarta-feira, 30 de Maio de 2012, 18:14
> sergiocmailbox-fedorausers@xxxxxxxxxxxx:
> > Hi, we have the sendmail.service enabled by default
> even in the minimal installation.
> > I only use Thunderbird as my email client.
> > May I uninstall sendmail? Is it needed for something
> I'm not aware of?
> >
> > Regards.
> It was already mentioned that sendmail is MTA (may it be
> called a mail
> server for simplicity). I really don't know why a regular
> desktop user
> is forced to have such infrastructure installed and
> operational out of
> the box only to allow some poorly designed programs to pass
> messages to
> the user. I think it's one of that old UNIX approaches that
> need to be
> revised and changed to better suite desktop Linux users.
> 
> I think you can disable sendmail service (it is not
> installed by default
> in Debian) but removing package might break some other
> package
> dependencies so don't do it.
> 
> 
> Mateusz Marzantowicz
> -- 

Now that you mention it, Debian installs exim but when I used it IIRC I removed it.

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