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1. Introduction, copyright & standard disclaimer

1.1 Email & spamming

First, convert all "at" in Emails addresses given in this document into "@".

It's simple for humans, but not for bots searching the web to spam ; therefore it's enough to protect generous contributors from being spammed.

1.2 Goals

The intent of this document is to answer some of the questions & comments that appear to meet the definition of "frequently asked questions" about UUCP software under Linux genrally & the version in the Linux Debian and RedHat distributions in particular.

1.3 New versions

New versions of this document will be periodically posted to comp.os.linux.announce, comp.answers & news.answers. They will also be added to the various anonymous ftp sites who archive such information including sunsite FTP.

In addition, you should be generally able to find this document on the Linux WorldWideWeb home page at the LDP page.

1.4 Feedback

I am interested in any feedback (please e-mail), positive or negative, regarding the content of this document. Definitely contact me if you find errors or obvious omissions.

I read, but do not necessarily respond to, all e-mail I receive. Requests for enhancements will be considered & acted upon based on that day's combination of available time, merit of the request & daily blood pressure :-)

Flames will quietly go to /dev/null so don't bother.

Feedback concerning the actual format of the document should go to the HOWTO coordinator: Greg Hankins (gregh at

1.5 Copyright

The UUCP-HOWTO is copyrighted (c)1997 Guylhem Aznar. Distributed under LDP copyright license. If you have questions, please contact Greg Hankins, the Linux HOWTO coordinator, at gregh at

1.6 Limited warranty

Of course, I disavow any potential liability for the contents of this document. Use of the concepts, examples, &/ or other content of this document is entirely at your own risk.

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