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i know there are various mail server in linux. i want to know wich one to choose

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What kind of Linux are you using?  What kind of mail requirements do you have- small, mid size , heavy, extremely heavy?

Linux Redhat family (CentOS, Fedora, Scientific), I would go with Postfix or Sendmail --both come with it.  Easy to configure, tested and reliable.

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I can pinpoint some:

Iredmail, installs fully fledged mailserver in under 1 minute. With webinterface and control panel and more.
http://www.iredmail.org/

OpenChange Which is pretty much for those seeking an exchange lookalike.
http://www.openchange.org/

Or if you want to configure it from the bottom yourself, you can always try to install dovecot
http://www.dovecot.org/

So in comparison:
IredMail for easy install (very easy) with control panel and ready to use.
OpenChange for the exchange like way
Dovecot for the long and specific way.

My suggestion would be IRedMail.

install guide:
http://iredmail.com/doc.html#installation_guide

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I would suggest for Postfix.

Here you can find lots of how tos for different mail servers.

http://www.howtoforge.com/howtos/email

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is a mid server
with antispam


i need to have [i dont know the name] but i have 5 domain name and i dont want to create every email for each domain.
Well, postfix can work fine for you.

http://www.postfix.org/VIRTUAL_README.html

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IRedMail uses postfix too

It can run on any server with linux, and it includes spam, clamav etc.

a very great tutorial found here

http://www.howtoforge.com/iredmail-mail-server-with-ldap-postfix-roundcube-squirrelmail-dovecot-clamav-spamassassin-amavisd-debian-5.0.1

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yes but you have to pay for iredmail

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True, but there is an open source edition, which is free.

http://www.iredmail.org/admin_panel.html

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zimbra is it a full server
or i have to install more stuff

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Its a complete mail server package
If you want to try it:
http://www.zimbra.com/products/hosted_demo.php
http://www.zimbra.com/desktop

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it free if i use the open source version ?

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also, do i have to install a linux before or its all include with zimbra ?

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Yes it is free if you use its open source version.

Yes you have to install Linux then you can install Zimbra.

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FYI, if you try zimbra Network Edition trial version, be aware if license expires you wont be able to create accounts any more and you need to upgrade the product, another thought you could use the open source edition(Free) it got some limitation look @ http://www.zimbra.com/products/compare_products.html

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