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IndiMail INSTALLATION STEPS

IndiMail can be installed using the source, RPM or using a YUM repository.

If you have learnt the art of being patient the read the file INSTALL-version. You can read the file INSTALL-RPM-version in case you want to install from RPM (version is the version of IndiMail you want to install).

If you are in a hurry to install and setup IndiMail, download the RPM and read the file Quick-INSTALL-version. You can also install IndiMail in 10 Steps.

IndiMail RPM/Debian for various linux distros can be downloaded from
http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/indimail/

The top level directory for current indimail source being maintained can be found at

https://sourceforge.net/projects/indimail/files/indimail


If you are installing from source, apart from downloading indimail-version.tar.gz, you need to download the following additionally

Mandatory Downloads
http://cr.yp.to/software/qmail-1.03.tar.gz
http://cr.yp.to/ucspi-tcp/ucspi-tcp-0.88.tar.gz
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/indimail/libdkim-1.4.tar.gz
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/clamav/clamav-0.97.8.tar.gz
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/indimail/courier-imap-4.13.tar.bz2

Highly Recommended Downloads
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/indimail/pam-multi-1.1.tar.gz
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/indimail/nssd-1.1.tar.gz

Optional Downloads
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/indimail/flash-0.9.4.tar.gz
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/indimail/altermime-0.3.10.tar.gz
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/indimail/ripmime-1.4.0.9.tar.gz
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/indimail/mpack-1.6.tar.gz

http://downloads.sourceforge.net/indimail/procmail-3.22.tar.gz
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/indimail/fortune-1.1.tar.gz
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/fetchmail/fetchmail-6.3.26.tar.bz2


If you are a newbie, you can drop me a note or request a free help on installing and setting up a mail server using IndiMail. I will be glad to help.
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