Installing Kontact on CentOS7   June 29th, 2017

If you search for “install kontact centos7”, you find the first link:

Unfortunately, that does not work. Even if you add the Kolab 16 repository (wget so that libkolab etc can be installed, you still have conflicts because kdepim-libs is installed from the base repository.

It seems, that the packages on OBS are targetted mainly for Ubuntu:

Then I looked if Kontact is available in Epel, but it is only available for Fedora:

Then I found the copr of Rex Dieter, which provides uptodate packages for Kontact and is maintained by the Fedora KDE-SIG:

So to install Kontact on CentOS7, you need to do this:

cd /etc/yum/repos.d
yum install kontact
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