smtp server in ubuntu

Hello,

- Ubuntu installed

I'm trying to test the php function mail with this simple code:

<?php
mail("<email>","Testing Mail Function","This is a test message to test the mailing capabilities");
?>

In the apache log I'm getting the following error:
sh: /usr/sbin/sendmail: not found


I guess I don't have any SMTP sever installed... What do I need to installed and how?

Thanks in advance

lulonAsked:
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hernst42Commented:
Try to install the postfix or exim package for a MTA
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manishmestryCommented:
Try install Fetchmail & sendmail packages... in UBuntu
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Daemon_ByteCommented:
sudo apt-get install sendmail    

That should do it :)
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lulonAuthor Commented:
sudo apt-get install sendmail

That worked, thanks!

Could you please tell me the way to stop/start the SMTP server? where are the logs? how is it called? Basic administration...
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Daemon_ByteCommented:
To control it you want

sudo /etc/init.d/sendmail start
sudo /etc/init.d/sendmail stop
sudo /etc/init.d/sendmail restart

I'm not sure that sendmail does logs.
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