To install MailScanner, we are going to download the latest source code from the MailScanner web site and build it. For this to work, it needs the Development Tools package. If you did not include this during installation, you must add it now. Learn how to add or remove applications here.

Getting MailScanner

1. Click the globe icon at the top near the Actions menu to launch the Firefox web browser.
If an error occurs, you probably did not install the Graphical Internet package. You can add it now using the Package Management tool.
MailScanner download2. In the address box, type in and press Enter. Download the stable version for RedHat, Fedora and Mandrake Linux.

Building and Installing MailScanner

Extract MailScanner1. The MailScanner source code should now be on your desktop. Right click the newly downloaded file and click Extract Here.
MailScanner Folder2. After extracting, a MailScanner folder should be found on your Desktop. Double click the MailScanner folder to open it.
MailScanner Install3. Next, double click the file On the Run or Display window, select Run in Terminal. This will now build and install MailScanner. This will take a while so just wait until the Terminal window disappears.
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Posted on 3/14/2007 and last updated on 11/7/2009
Filed under CentOS 4 , MailScanner , Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4