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Postfix is an advanced mail server, MTA (mail transport agent). Postfix attempts to be fast, easy to administer, and secure. The outside has a definite Sendmail-ish flavor, but the inside is completely different. Funtoo/Linux providing postfix as default MTA.

[edit] Installation

# emerge postfix

At this point emerge will try to replace any alternative MTA (if any) installed on your system. It is safe to proceed.

[edit] Running

Now you will start postfix and add it to the daemons that run on start.

# rc-update add postfix default
# rc