apt-get install postfix postfix libdb-dev libglib2.0-0 zlib1g-dev libncurses5-dev libdb5.3-dev libgmime-2.6-dev -y git clone https://github.com/nwdigitalradio/paclink-unix cd paclink-unix/ ./autogen.sh --enable-postfix # if error config.status: error: cannot find input file: `Makefile.in', then run: touch README # this was missing for me automake --add-missing ./configure --enable-postfix make make install ls /usr/local/libexec/ # should have mail.wl2k whereis wl2ktelnet # should exist whereis wl2kax25 # should exist usermod -a -G postdrop pi usermod -a -G mail pi usermod -a -G adm pi
Success! (so far)
In testing the telnet connection, I discovered my firewall blocked serveral ports. After opening the winlink.org telnet port 8772 I was able able to successfully connect with telnet! Running Pat, I was able to attempt to send an email, which created a Winlink account. Going to mention this elsewhere because I think it is not covered enough! 1/27/2019
Going to continue Paclink-unix install at a later time. So far, seems like a lot of work compared to Pat. Setting up email servers seems like overkill. To date, I do have ax25 setup correctly. To Be Continued...