[CentOS] Recommendations for webmail client on EL8

Mon Mar 1 16:27:54 UTC 2021
Jay Hart <jhart at kevla.org>

>> Am 01.03.21 um 15:56 schrieb Simon Matter:
>>>> On 3/1/21 2:57 PM, Simon Matter wrote:
>>>>> ...
>>>>> I was looking at Roundcube but it seems difficult on EL8 because a lot
>>>>> of
>>>>> PHP stuff is missing and not available as RPMs. I guess the same is
>>>>> true
>>>>> for the python things needed for Mailpile. In the end my list only
>>>>> contains Cypht, Rainloop and Afterlogic Webmail lite.
>>>>> ...
>>>> Have you considered to run the official Roundcube container image as a
>>>> podmans systemd service?
>>>> https://hub.docker.com/r/roundcube/roundcubemail/
>>>> https://www.redhat.com/sysadmin/improved-systemd-podman (Podman >= 2.0
>>>> required, but it's only a systemd service file to be created manually)
>>> Hi Thomas,
>>> Thanks for your suggestion. No, I'm not really thinking about
>>> docker/podman. I prefer having clean system installs, even if I have to
>>> create RPMs myself. This has worked fine for the last two decades but
>>> yes,
>>> I'm afraid, this is considered old school these days :-)
>> Hey Simon, take a look at Remi's repository ...
>> --
>> Leon
> Hi Leon, thanks.
> I'm wondering why these things are not in EPEL?
> Simon
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I'm in same boat as you. I have a C6 machine running squirrelmail that I've been trying to get upgraded. I bought a new machine and have
C8 installed, postfix, dovecot, SA, the works, running.  But, I couldn't get squirrelmail running.

I'm also very interested in the answer to this question, "what webmail to run on C8" (or stream in the future).  I've looked at the same
SW apps you have and have not really gotten a warm fuzzy over anything.

I wonder if another tact to take would be to try to get squirrelmail more "modern". I know Les is still doing a bit of dev, but it does
seem like squirrelmail is lagging behind.