Code Quality Rank: L1
Programming language: PHP
Tags: Collaborative Software    
Latest version: v20.1.20200613

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Branch Status Tools Usage
master Build Status runs unit-tests after each commit
19.1 Build Status Scrutinizer CI scrutinizer runs static analysis on our codebase
17.1 Build Status manual testing with unusual browser versions or platforms

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


Installing EGroupware 19.1+ via Docker:

EGroupware 19.1 can be installed via Docker, in fact the DEB/RPM packages also does that. Instructions on how to run EGroupware in Docker are in doc/docker subdirectory.

Installing EGroupware 17.1 from github:

switch to 17.1 branch and follow instructions there

Installing EGroupware development version:

  • install composer.phar from https://getcomposer.org/download/
  • optional: for minified JavaScript and CSS install nodejs and 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 git@github.com: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. 17.1.20190222
  • bugfix: release-branch incl. latest bugfixes eg. 17.1, if you are currently on 17.1.20190222
  • <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.