[CentOS] Recommendations for webmail client on EL8

Mon Mar 1 16:41:15 UTC 2021
Christopher Wensink <cwensink at five-star-plastics.com>


I agree, the last post on https://squirrelmail.org/ was an announcement 
for PHP 5.4 and 5.5 Compatibility  from 5/30/2013.

The last plugin update was 3/28/2014.  I consider squirrelmail pretty 
much dead at this point.

On 3/1/2021 10:27 AM, Jay Hart wrote:
>>> 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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> Simon,
> 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.
> MTC,
> Jay
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