[announce] Horde Groupware Webmail Edition 5.2.0 (final)

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Tue Jul 8 18:56:31 UTC 2014

The Horde Team is pleased to announce the final release of the Horde Groupware
Webmail Edition version 5.2.0.

Horde Groupware Webmail Edition is a free, enterprise ready, browser based
communication suite. Users can read, send and organize email messages  
with four
different webmail interfaces and manage and share calendars, contacts, tasks,
notes, files, and bookmarks with the standards compliant components from the
Horde Project.

For upgrading instructions, please see

For detailed installation and configuration instructions, please see

The major changes compared to the Horde Groupware Webmail Edition 5.1 versions

General changes:
     * Improved ActiveSync device administration.
     * Warn about active Caps Lock key on login page.
     * Distinguish application-specific from global login page.
     * Added import scripts for Open-Xchange.
     * Added Oracle support.
     * Added configurations for new Horde Framework features.
     * Added sending messages via LMTP.
     * Bugfixes and improvements.

Mail changes:
     * Added access to remote email accounts.
     * Added signatures to compose view.
     * Added images to HTML signatures.
     * Added ability to create filter rules from messages.
     * Improved contact information menu.
     * Allow dragging of text to HTML compose body.
     * Display web notifications for new mail.
     * Display unread message count in browser icon.
     * Display message flags in smartphone view.
     * Display recurrencies in iTip messages.
     * Added body size limit for sending messages.
     * Folder list optimizations.
     * LMTP servers are now supported for sending mail.
     * Many performance, memory usage, and other improvements.

Filters changes:
     * Sorting of rules via drag & drop.
     * Allow searching of rules by folder name.
     * Improved permission settings.
     * Improved vacation addresses hook.
     * Added enotify and imap4flags Sieve extensions.

Address book changes:
     * Replaced categories with tags.
     * Synchronize multiple address books via ActiveSync.

Calendar changes:
     * Synchronize multiple calendars via ActiveSync.
     * Synchronize shared calendars via CalDAV.
     * Synchronize attendees via CalDAV.
     * Improved free/busy display.
     * Improved sorting of events in month view.
     * Improved task interfaces.
     * Improved ActiveSync synchronization of event resources.

Tasks changes:
     * Added recurrence controls.
     * Organize task form fields into tabs.
     * Synchronize multiple task lists via ActiveSync.
     * Synchronize shared task lists via CalDAV.
     * Separate sidebar section for system task lists.
     * Don't require URL rewriting.

Notes changes:
     * Replaced categories with tags.

Bookmarks changes:
     * Added support for importing bookmarks from Mozilla's JSON format.

The full list of changes can be viewed here:


Have fun!

The Horde Team.

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