In years past, people used telephones, faxes, and physical mail to communicate with colleagues, friends, and family. Today, e-mail has taken over at least some of the roles of each of these earlier methods of communication. As Linux has long supported network communications, it shouldn't come as any surprise that Linux supports a wide array of e-mail packages. Configuring these tools is little different from setting up e-mail packages in other OSs. It's important to understand some features of e-mail as practiced in the early twenty-first century, though. These features include attachments and various issues relating to e-mail security.
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