How to Install Roundcube

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How to Install Roundcube

Postby hr-ethadmin » Mon Oct 21, 2013 11:35 am

First make sure you know your mysql root password, you have to replace DATABASEPASSWORD to your mysql root password.

If you have already used RoundCube installation please make sure you remove any traces of it with,

cd /usr/local/cpanel/base
rm -rf roundcube*
mysql -p -e 'drop database roundcube';
chattr -i /usr/local/cpanel/base/frontend/x/webmaillogin.html
chattr -i /usr/local/cpanel/base/webmaillogin.cgi

You will have to specify your root password when prompted.

Now lets download roundcube first and chmod the directorys

cd /usr/local/cpanel/base
wget -O roundcube.tar.gz ... rc1.tar.gz
tar -zxvf roundcube.tar.gz
rm -rf roundcube.tar.gz
mv -f roundcubemail-0.1-rc1 roundcube
cd roundcube
chmod -R 777 temp
chmod -R 777 logs

Create the database and install the intial sql file. The following commands will do this for you.

mysql -e "use roundcube; source SQL/mysql.initial.sql;" -pDATABASEPASSWORD

Now lets sort out the configuration

cd config

Now open



$rcmail_config['db_dsnw'] = 'mysql://roundcube:pass@localhost/roundcubemail';

Replace with

$rcmail_config['db_dsnw'] = 'mysql://root:DATABASEPASSWORD@localhost/roundcube';

Now Open



$rcmail_config['default_host'] = '';

Replace with

$rcmail_config['default_host'] = 'localhost';

Now we have to configure cPanel to show roundcube in the theme. Please note this is for the X theme(default) only!! If you use another theme please skip the next part and see below.

cd /usr/local/cpanel/base/roundcube/skins/default/images/
cp --reply=yes roundcube_logo.png /usr/local/cpanel/base/frontend/x/images/roundcube_logo.png
cp --reply=yes roundcube_logo.png /usr/local/cpanel/base/webmail/x/images/roundcube_logo.png
cd /usr/local/cpanel/base
wget ... be-0.1-rc1
patch -p0 < HGpatch-roundcube-0.1-rc1

**NOTE** If you receive a message stating

Reversed (or previously applied) patch detected! Assume -R?

please press N for No as this is because you previously installed roundcube

This will auto do all the necessary changes to roundcube and the X theme.

Once the patch is executed you may now access roundcube via http://yourip/webmail


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