On Mon, 2014-09-29 at 14:44 -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote: > Always Learning wrote: > > On Mon, 2014-09-29 at 10:49 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote: > >> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 8:40 AM, Always Learning <centos at u62.u22.net> > >> wrote: > <snip> > >> > Thanks. I learned something new today. > >> > >> Not exactly... Applications that pipe to the sendmail command line > >> program to send messages go back to the dawn of email. MTAs that > >> replace the 'real' sendmail pretty much have to provide that > >> functionality. > > > > Yes I did learn something new. > > > > I started to use Linux, Centos, in desperation to rid myself of Windoze. > > I plunged-in, never learned the theory because of inadequate time. Hence > > I am Always Learning and never falling to be impressed, continuously > > delighted to be rid of M$ and wishing I have ventured into Linux 10+ > > years earlier than I did. > > A *very* strong recommendation: find a copy of Frisch's Essential Systems > Administration, published by O'Reilly. Some of it's out of date, some more > Unix than Linux... but read chapter 2, "The Unix Way". A *lot* will be a > lot clearer. Its the time required to read non-essential items. Too many important demands on my time and too much work to do. Might try at Christmas if fewer demands on my time and energy. Thanks for the tip. -- Regards, Paul. England, EU.