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Some weeks after the official Kolab 3.4 release we finally released the Gentoo packages for Kolab 3.3 including the usual benefits like the CalDAV/iCAL ready calendar plugin and the Getmail plugin which allows fetching mails from any external email account right into your Kolab Groupware.
During this release some things required much more work than we've expected. To speed things up for the next time we plan to cooperate more closely with the Kolab developers and the community. For example we finally requested the multi-driver support for the calendar plugin to be pushed upstream. The required patch is currently pending and waiting for approval. Further we had some great release planning meetings with the Kolab guys where they announced to also keep focus on quality assurance and upgrade paths for the community version. For example, as a first result, a detailled migration guide for Kolab 3.3 can be found here.
In the meantime we keep working on the upcoming Gentoo packages for Kolab 3.4. Included are the brand new chameleon skin and a lot of bugfixes which make the Kolab 3.4 release "probably the best quality assured stable release Kolab.org has yet performed".
Find detailled installation instruction in our wiki: https://wiki.awesome-it.de/howtos/kolab
Report bugs or patches to our Gitlab: https://gitlab.awesome-it.de/overlays/kolab/issues
More Jan. 9, 2015
Mail Address Tags or Mail Address Extensions are meant to allow a user to extend his or her email address. The user can add a tag (or extension) to his address and will still recive mail in his standard inbox. Lets make an example: the email address of Robert may be email@example.com. Using address tags, Robert can add the name of the page where he has registered himself with his mail address, for example firstname.lastname@example.org. The seperation with a plus sign is not a must, but it is the common use. In fact you could use any valid email string to indicate mail tags. When Robert now recives an email with such a tag, he can easily create a filter rule for example to move all tagged emails to a specific folder.
Zarafa does not support address tags at the moment. But when running zarafa with postfix it is possible to use the flexibility of postfix to accomplish email tag support with zarafa.More Dec. 26, 2014
As a big fan of open source software, I'm running my Android phone without Google's Play Store. The only resource for apps I use is FDroid. And there are some really nice apps available. In this post I'll show you how to install and setup a remote keyboard app that also includes clipboard management. And the best part: It does not require any special software!More Nov. 27, 2014
The old Windows 2003 Server of a customer, which was mentioned in an earlier post, encountered some problems since the last windows update. Varied blue screens indicated a problem with the virtual storage controller. As this was still an virtual IDE controller, an update to the VirtIO SCSI drivers was the logic step to do.More