Last Modified 2007-11-02 by Guest

Installing Horde Groupware Webmail Edition on CentOS 5

Horde Groupware Webmail Edition is a free, enterprise ready, browser based communication suite. Users can read, send and organize email messages and manage and share calendars, contacts, tasks and notes with the standards compliant components from the Horde Project. Horde Groupware Webmail Edition bundles the separately available applications IMP, Ingo, Kronolith, Turba, Nag and Mnemo.



  • CentOS 5.0 i386
    • Horde Groupware Webmail Edition 1.0.3 (October 2 2007)

Installing prerequisites

yum install -y gettext httpd mysql-server 

yum install -y php php-xml php-imap php-mbstring php-mcrypt php-pecl-Fileinfo php-pecl-memcache php-pear-DB php-pear-File php-pear-Log php-pear-Mail-Mime php-pear-Auth-SASL php-pear-Date php-pear-HTTP-Request php-pear-Mail php-pear-Net-Sieve php-pear-Net-Socket php-pear-Net-SMTP perl

Download and extract

  • Get the latest stable version of Horde Groupware Webmail Edition:
  • Extract and rename files

tar zxf horde-webmail-1.0.3.tar.gz -C /var/www/html/

mv /var/www/html/horde-*/ /var/www/html/horde/

chmod go-rwx /var/www/html/horde/test.php

cd /var/www/html/horde/config

rm -rf hooks.php.dist

for d in *.dist; do d0=`basename $d .dist`; if [ ! -f "$d0" ]; then cp -p $d $d0; fi; done

Security configuration

chown -R root:apache /var/www/html/horde/config

chmod -R 750 /var/www/html/horde/config

chown -R root:apache /var/www/html/horde/config/.htaccess

chmod -R 640 /var/www/html/horde/config/.htaccess

chown -R root:apache /var/www/html/horde/config/*.dist

chmod -R 640 /var/www/html/horde/config/*.dist

Creating database