Linux Horde 5 Quick-Start Guide

June 29th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Horde Getting-Started on Linux

Hello Linux User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Quick-Start with Horde 5 on GNU/Linux Distributions.

First of all the Horde Project is developping collaboration and communication systems like: Horde Groupware and Horde Groupware Webmail Edition.

Then Horde gives you the ability to access your information everywhere – using your mobile phone; with the browser-based interface; in the datacenter linking all your business systems together.

Furthermore Horde Groupware Webmail is a free, enterprise ready, browser-based communication suite. Users can send, read and organize email messages and manage and share calendars, contacts, tasks and notes with users both inside and beyond their own network.

Finally the Horde Project is about creating high quality Open Source applications, based on PHP and the Horde Framework.

Linux Horde 5 Quick-Start Guide - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Horde 5 Quick-Start Guide - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Then Login as SuperUser
    This simply to make shorter the next Commands…

    sudo su


    su -

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  3. How-to Install Horde on Linux

    Horde Linux Installation
  4. Make horde MySQL User & DB

    mysql -uroot -p
    CREATE USER 'horde'@'localhost';
    GRANT ALL ON horde.* TO 'horde'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY '[MYPASS]';

    Set and Note a Custom ‘[MYPASS]’!

  5. Make the Initial Web Configuration
    Access on Browser:
    Select -> Database
    Horde Database's Configuration
    And Choose Mysqli as Backend
    Then Set:
    ‘horde’ as User
    ‘yourPass’ as Password
    Click on Generate Horde Config on Bottom
    Then Copy and Paste there below Code into:

    nano /usr/share/horde/config/conf.php

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano.

  6. Restart Apache
    On Ubuntu like:

    service apache2 restart
  7. Make a MySQL Config File

    Download Horde MySQL Config File

    Horde DB Creation File

    Copy and Paste the Content into:

    nano /tmp/create.mysql_.sql

    Change only the PASSWORD with that one choosen before!
    Save & Exit.

  8. Create Horde Database’s Tables

    mysql -uroot -p < /tmp/create.mysql_.sql
  9. Finally Update Horde Database's Configuration
    Go to:
    Click on 'Update All Schemas'
    Linux Horde 5 Quick-Start Guide - Updating Schemas
    And you are Done! ;)
    Linux Horde 5 Quick-Start Guide - Done

  10. How-to Quick-Start with Horde WebMail on Linux

    Horde WebMail Linux Getting-Started

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