Zimbra Desktop

Screenshot-Zimbra.png Zimbra Desktop stores and syncs your email, calendar, contacts, files and documents in the cloud and also locally. Zimbra Desktop aggregates information across accounts (Zimbra, Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.) and social networks (Facebook, Digg, Twitter, etc.)


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Using a terminal window, issue the following commands. Download the file:

wget http://files2.zimbra.com/downloads/zdesktop/10580/zdesktop_2_0_b10580_linux_i686.tgz

Extract the files from the archive using (sudo in this case is very important!):

sudo tar xzvf zdesktop_2_0_b10580_linux_i686.tgz

Then cd into that directory:

cd zdesktop_2_0_b10580_linux_i686/

And run:

sudo perl install.pl

Enter your password and hit return/enter.

Follow the on-screen instructions, if you choose the defaults, you should have a launcher on your desktop, we need to get rid of that and the zdesktop directory in your home folder:

cd ~
sudo rm -rf zdesktop Desktop/zd.desktop

Then we need to create a new one using:



If you used the defaults during the installation, you can remove ZimbraDesktop by issuing the following commands. (note: this section is not yet complete)

sudo rm -rf /opt/zimbra/

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