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What is Turba?


Turba is the Horde contact management application, designed to be integrated with other Horde applications to provide a unified interface to contact management throughout the Horde suite. It supports SQL, LDAP, Kolab, IMSP, and Facebook address books, and works as a CardDAV server.

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

1   Obtaining Turba

Further information on Turba and the latest version can be obtained at

2   Documentation

The following documentation is available in the Turba distribution:

README:This file
LICENSE:Copyright and license information
docs/CHANGES:Changes by release
docs/CREDITS:Project developers
docs/INSTALL:Installation instructions and notes
docs/LDAP:LDAP personal addressbook HOWTO
docs/UPGRADING:Pointers on upgrading from previous Turba versions

3   Installation

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

4   Assistance

If you encounter problems with Turba, help is available!

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

Horde LLC 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

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 LICENSE in the Turba distribution.


The Turba team