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  • If sendmail was installed, stop it first.
$ /etc/init.d/sendmail stop 
  • Install Postfix.
$ apt-get install postfix 
  • Select Internet Site
  • Enter the domain for the mail server.

If receiving email should be done by Google Apps instead of Postfix, edit /etc/postfix/ file.

mydestination = localhost.localdomain, localhost
fallback_transport = relay
$ service postfix restart 
  • Test
$ sendmail email@address 
FROM: sender@address
SUBJECT: Some subject.
email body.
blah blah.
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