EGroupware is an Open Source software for business use and provides the services which allow organisations to collaborate in a secure and function rich environment, supporting integrated project teams across and within organisation boundaries.

Interlinking any data across applications and setting up business processes through configurable custom fields are making EGroupware desirable for companies, who require the highest flexibility from the software.

Code Quality Rank: L1
Programming language: PHP
License: GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
Tags: Groupware    
Latest version: v20.1.20201202

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Default and prefered installation method for EGroupware is via your Linux package manager:

Every other method (including a developer installation by cloning the repo) is way more complicated AND does not include all features, as part's of EGroupware are running in different containers, eg. the push-server!

Installing EGroupware 21.1 via Docker for non-Linux environments or not supported Linux distros:

EGroupware 21.1 can be installed via Docker, in fact the DEB/RPM packages also does that. Instructions on how to run EGroupware in Docker are in our Wiki and in doc/docker subdirectory.

Installing EGroupware development version via Docker:

Deprecated EGroupware development installation:

  • install composer.phar from https://getcomposer.org/download/
  • for JavaScript dependencies and build install nodejs and npm
  • optional: for minified CSS install grunt apt/yum/zypper install nodejs npm install -g grunt-cli
  • install EGroupware and dependencies cd /path/to/your/docroot git clone https://github.com/EGroupware/egroupware.git # or [email protected]:EGroupware/egroupware.git for ssh cd egroupware ./install-cli.php
  • install non-default EGroupware apps by cloning them into your egroupware directory eg. cd /path/to/your/egroupware git clone https://github.com/EGroupware/wiki.git
  • continue installation at http://localhost/egroupware/setup/

Keeping EGroupware up to date or switch to release branch:

cd /path/to/your/egroupware
./install-cli.php [<change-channel>]
setup/setup-cli.php # will tell you if a schema-update is necessary

install-cli.php supports the following "channels":

  • release: taged maintenance releases only eg. 19.1.20200701
  • bugfix: release-branch incl. latest bugfixes eg. 20.1, if you are currently on 20.1.20200710
  • <branch>: switch to given branch
  • master: latest development for next release

To change the channel, call install-cli.php <channel-to-update-to>.

For further instalation instructions see our wiki.