Alternative to MS Exchange

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Dec 4 22:37:14 UTC 2008

On 12/04/2008 01:15 PM, Anthony M. Rasat wrote:
> Richard Brown wrote:
>>> I'd say, Zimbra. There is community edition. The premium edition is way
>>> too expensive for me. But of course I don't think that would be a matter
>>> for a fortune 500 company. Or any company that can afford Exchange.
>> Do you know if there is a package that can be installed via apt-get etc please?
>> If not what would be the best way to install it please?
> Unfortunately Zimbra is not using that kind of install approach. You
> see, you will need a dedicated machine to host it. Also, it quiet picky
> on which Linux distro (I chose Centos 5 BTW).

Interesting... they have packages for Dapper and Hardy:

and Ubuntu is floggng the desktop by adding it to the partner repo:

> I think you should check out their wiki first,
> However, the end result would be... let's just say I'm a happy Zimbra user.

Is that Install Guide not correct? [Note: I'm asking as I've never
installed it... so please don't think that I'm attempting to discount
your advise :-)]

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