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What is Horde Groupware?


Horde Groupware is a free, enterprise ready, browser based collaboration suite. Users can manage and share calendars, contacts, tasks and notes with the standards compliant components from the Horde Project. Horde Groupware bundles the separately available applications Turba, Kronolith, Nag, Mnemo, Gollem, and Trean.

It can be extended with any of the released Horde applications or the Horde modules that are still in development, like a file manager, a bookmark manager, a forum or a wiki.

This software is OSI Certified Open Source Software. OSI Certified is a certification mark of the Open Source Initiative.

1   Obtaining Horde Groupware

Further information on Horde Groupware and the latest version can be obtained at

2   Documentation

The following documentation is available in the Horde Groupware distribution:

README:This file
docs/CHANGES:Changes by release
 Coding standards for Horde projects
 How to contribute to Horde
docs/CREDITS:Project developers
docs/INSTALL:Installation instructions and notes
 Performance guide
docs/RELEASE:Release process notes
docs/SECURITY:Security notes
docs/UPGRADING:Pointers on upgrading from previous Horde Groupware versions

3   Installation

Instructions for installing Horde Groupware can be found in the file INSTALL in the docs/ directory of the Horde Groupware distribution.

4   Assistance

If you encounter problems with Horde Groupware, help is available!

The Horde Frequently Asked Questions List (FAQ), available on the web at

The Horde Project runs a number of mailing lists, for individual applications and for issues relating to the project as a whole. Information, archives, and subscription information can be found at

There is no separate mailing list for Horde Groupware, please contact the mailing list of the component you have problems with, or the Horde mailing list for general problems and questions.

Lastly, Horde developers, contributors and users also make occasional appearances on IRC, on the channel #horde on the freenode Network (

5   Licensing

For licensing and copyright information, please see the file COPYING in the Horde Groupware distribution and the COPYING and LICENSE files in the kronolith, turba, nag and mnemo subdirectories.


The Horde Groupware team