[Mailman-Users] Will Mailman work with my specs

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Oct 5 02:32:45 CEST 2005

Bob Bobby wrote:

>Before I tackle installing MailMan I was hoping you could tell me if it will work for me.
>My laptop: Windows 2000 Pro
>My host is ipowerweb.com

Are you considering installing on your laptop or your host?

If your laptop, see

If the host,
>Their specs are:
>operating system: FreeBSD 4.11-Stable
>mySQL ver. 12.22 Distrib 4.0.16
>perl v 5.8.3
>PHP 4.3.11
>server API Apache
>path to sendmail: /usr/sbin/sendmail
>path to perl: /usr/bin/perl

Omitted from the above is Python. Mailman definitely requires Python.

Also, to install on the host, root access is required for some key
steps. See http://www.list.org/mailman-install/index.html

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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