Here comes a quick overview on recent updates to Kolab 16 packages.

Please note: I am only using public information. I have no background knowledge about the releases.

I did not report on Updates for Kolab 16 while some courageous people (dhoffend, airhardt/sicherha, hede, kanarip, and probably more) were making Kolab 16 ready for Debian. This seems to have been accomplished.

Also in the past weeks, Kolab 16.1 has been released on December 15th 2016. See the announcement here: https://kolabsystems.com/news/kolab-161-out-now-0

Yesterday, a couple of packages have been updated and rebuilt. Looking at the changes, it only affects Kolab on Debian.

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There is documentation about how to import Contacts into the Roundcube address books from CSV files: https://docs.roundcube.net/doc/help/1.1/en_US/addressbook/importexport.html

Unfortunately, that documentation does not come with a description of the columns supported.

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Kolab 16 for Fedora 25   December 31st, 2016

This is work in progress, but I just wanted to share the news: I have Kolab 16 packages for Fedora 25 (with PHP7), built on copr!

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I recently read about https://dply.co and wanted to give it a go.

The idea is that you can use a machine for free for 2 hours, and you can extend it by paying for additional time. You can use a script provided by someone else that configures the machine. This can be ideal for a quick test of Kolab, if you cannot fire up a virtual machine yourself at the moment.

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A quick overview on recent updates to Kolab 16 packages.

Please note: I am only using public information. I have no background knowledge about the releases.

The big news is: there are now packages of Kolab 16 for Debian Jessie! My first tests of setup-kolab show still some quirks. Please test and report bugs on Phabricator, and see current progress on the Jessie board.

For people interested in Kolab on Debian, we have an IRC meeting coming up on Thursday evening next week, for details see the mailinglist thread.

The package kolab-syncroton has been upgraded to version 2.3.3, with these changes: https://obs.kolabsys.com/request/show/1829

The package php-kolab-net-ldap3 is new, it used to be called php-pear-Net-LDAP3.

The package roundcubemail was updated, see https://obs.kolabsys.com/request/show/1828

 

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A quick overview on yesterday’s updates to Kolab 16 packages.

Please note: I am only using public information. I have no background knowledge about the releases.

The package cyrus-imapd has been upgraded, with these changes: https://obs.kolabsys.com/request/show/1819 and  https://obs.kolabsys.com/request/show/1821 and https://obs.kolabsys.com/request/show/1823

Here is the comment by Jeroen:

  • Decode the subject line before re-encoding it in automated responses.

The package pykolab has been upgraded, with this change: https://obs.kolabsys.com/request/show/1825

It is about manticore. The patch pykolab-0.8-patch-out-manticore.patch has been updated.

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Updates to Kolab 16: Cyrus IMAP   November 7th, 2016

A quick overview on Saturday’s updates to Kolab 16 packages.

Please note: I am only using public information. I have no background knowledge about the releases.

The package cyrus-imapd has been upgraded to version 2.5.10, with these changes: https://obs.kolabsys.com/request/show/1815 and https://obs.kolabsys.com/request/show/1817

Here are the comments by Jeroen:

  • Preserve the folder uniqueid on rename.
  • Transfer a folder between backends preserving the mailboxes.db uniqueid.
  • Allow replicated backends to transfer mailboxes between pairs.
  • Preserve the original partition as the target partition if not the default partition, when replicating or transferring a mailbox.
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Updates to Kolab 16: Erlang   November 5th, 2016

A quick overview on yesterday’s updates to Kolab 16 packages.

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Updates to Kolab 16   October 14th, 2016

A quick overview on yesterday’s updates to Kolab 16 packages.

Please note: I am only using public information. I have no background knowledge about the releases.

The package kolab has been rebuilt, with these changes: https://obs.kolabsys.com/request/show/1798

The main difference is that freshclam is now a required dependency when installing the package kolab-mta with a default installation of Kolab.

The following packages have been rebuilt because of this:

  • kolab
  • kolab-conf
  • kolab-imap
  • kolab-ldap
  • kolab-mta
  • kolab-webclient
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I recently did some investigations into Roundcube.

One task was to disable the files plugin for certain users.

The other task was to disable the option to export the full addressbook.

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