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Installing OpenWebMail in Slackware64 14.0

Topic about openwebmail installation and setup for can use your mailbox over web interface from any place, where you get internet access and can run webbrowser. It be based on Slackware64 14.0 64 bit OS and latest openwebmail-current.tar.gz (actually ver 2.53)

  1. First, download latest openwebmail: http://openwebmail.org/openwebmail/download/current/openwebmail-current.tar.gz
  2. Create an folder when you want, say a “/ADISKS/openwebm_inst” and move openwebmail-current.tar.gz in that
  3. extract files with command
     tar -zxvBpf openwebmail-current.tar.gz 

    <note important>Use “tar” with “-zxvBpf” option, due to strange files permissions inside that archive. I try to untar it via midnight comander built-in archive tools, ans wrapsuid script not work due this… </note>

  4. move untar folder /cgi-bin/openwebmail to /var/www/cgi-bin/openwebmail
  5. move untar folder /data/openwebmail to your webserver root ( /var/www/openwebmail )

try to write down all my movings until i forget it - finish in 2-3 days, i think.

Sources

* With help of user phenixia2003 from LinuxQuestions.org Forums
* Thanks for editing Eric Hameleers
* Originally written by John Ciemgals 2013/02/14 05:12