HowTo: Update to Roundcube 1.2.5

Time for another Roundcube update. Nothing special, but non the less mandatory. See all changes here: https://github.com/roundcube/roundcubemail/releases/tag/1.2.5

On 28.04.2017 the latest bugfix Release Version 1.2.5, of my preferred webmail frontend was release. By now it’s really time to install the update, isn’t it? ūüėČ


My Linux root server:

  • Debian 8 Jessie 8.9 amd64
  • Dovecot as IMAP daemon
  • Postfix as SMTP daemon
  • Apache 2.4 as webserver
  1. Remove old backup (if there is any)
  2. Create a backup of the roundcube directory
  3. Download of the latest release
  4. Unpack
  5. Change dir into the unpacked atchive
  6. Execute the update script
  7. Finished!

Author: Marco

Marco is an IT-System administrator and IT-Consultant with 10+ years experience. He is specialized in the delivery of virtual Apps and Desktops with Citrix solutions. In 2017 he has been awarded Citrix Technology Advocate by Citrix for his community work (#CTA). His second core area is availability & performance monitoring with Zabbix, a leading open-source solution. His employer is the German IT-Company ANAXCO which is developing a Transport Management Software (TMS) based on Microsoft Dynamics AX. More about Marco

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