[pkg-horde] [announce] Horde Groupware 5.2.0RC1

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Tue Jul 1 20:02:50 UTC 2014

The Horde Team is pleased to announce the first release candidate of the Horde
Groupware version 5.2.0.

Horde Groupware is a free, enterprise ready, browser based collaboration
suite. Users can manage and share calendars, contacts, tasks, notes,  
files, and
bookmarks with the standards compliant components from the Horde Project.

Barring any problems, this code will be released as Horde Groupware 5.2.0.  We
encourage widespread testing and feedback via the mailing lists or our bug
tracking system.  Updated translations are very welcome, strings should not
change before the final release.

For upgrading instructions, please see

For detailed installation and configuration instructions, please see

The major changes compared to the Horde Groupware 5.1 versions are:

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.

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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