I had been setting up my own server for website for like 10+ years but still this is my first time to get the e-mail working! Still excited!

I followed a website to use dovecot and postfix. Both are very easy to use! not like sendmail which is horribly complicated.

Basically you need the following packages: (Ubuntu 10.04)

aptitude install postfix dovecot dovecot-pop3d dovecot-imapd dovecot-postfix

For setup, the following is a good guideline: