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November 3rd, 2008, 02:54 PM
I was wondering how evolution works as a real groupware tool with sharing calendar and addresses. I would expect a server package to install on a main server, so the evolution clients could connect with each other.
Or how does it work if one evolution client wants to see the calendar of an other?
November 8th, 2008, 02:28 PM
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November 9th, 2008, 02:33 AM
I looked at it a while ago, and really didn't get too far. There was just something about it that I didn't like for an enterprise deployment. I really can't pin it down... just a sense that it wasn't going to fit well.
I'm currently toying with Zimbra. It looks promising.
November 9th, 2008, 04:02 AM
Well, Evolution is a mail/calendar client. It works fine with Citadel, Zimbra, OpenExchange and MS Exchange.
November 9th, 2008, 11:10 AM
freebeer (http://ubuntuforums.org/member.php?u=192560): With Zimbra I have the impression that it's one of these open source software where you have an open source part which is just a minimum core part. To really use it you have to buy the commercial version. Is it like that?
HermanAB (http://ubuntuforums.org/member.php?u=44990): you mean I could use one of these as a server for evolution? Which one is an full open source version? Do you have experiance with one of them?
November 11th, 2008, 10:10 PM
I guess the answer to your question depends on what needs you have. The open source version seems to be fairly complete and robust enough for what I need it to do, but of course, your needs might be different.
November 11th, 2008, 10:52 PM
I use Citadel. It is very easy to install and zero maintenance and works with pretty much any mail client.
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