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I need some help. I'm trying to setup a kolab sever to be used by computer science students at my college, starting this fall. I had a bit of some trouble setting up ldap, bur after some experimenting it finally worked. Now I'm having trouble installing kolab.

IN SUMMARY:

sudo apt-get install kolab

(...)

dpkg: error processing kolab-cli (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of kolab-server:
 kolab-server depends on pykolab (= 0.5.11-5); however:
  Package pykolab is not configured yet.

(...)

dpkg: error processing kolab-saslauthd (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:
 pykolab
 kolab-cli
 kolab-server
 kolab-conf
 wallace
 kolab
 kolab-xml
 kolab-mta
 kolab-saslauthd

How can I fix this?

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I would suggest you to follow instalation instructions from here

http://docs.kolab.org/en-US/Kolab_Groupware/3.0/html/Community_Installation_Guide/index.html

because few people over there are saying they can't get working kolbag v. 2.x on ubuntu, but kolab 3.x is working

https://kolab.org/blog/henning-holly/2013/04/28/kolab-3-collaboration-server-ubuntu

and! ubntu is not a priority for them, you can try to use openSUSE as server, I guess..

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well, this is your point of view, anyway, thanks –  Rodislav Jul 25 '13 at 15:18

It's more than 10 days that I'm working on installing Kolab on ubuntu, but with no success. I used the guide on its site, but it's not working at all. I did the following works:

  1. Adding the following addresses to sources.list

  2. After that, I make preferences at /etc/apt/preferences and add the following lines to it: Package: * Pin: origin mirror.kolabsys.com Pin-Priority: 501

  3. Then update the repository sudo apt-get update. Everythings up to here going true.

  4. The problems appear here, when installing the Kolab, sudo apt-get install kolab. The errors are exactly like your ones.

  5. For a solution I installed aptitude, sudo apt-get aptitude.

  6. Then run the following command: sudo aptitude install kolab. The following lines appear in terminal:
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    that I accepted it by entering Y and everythings going to install.

  7. Finally, after some moments everythings installed, but according the chapter 4 of guide for running setup-kolab, it prompt me that command not found.
    enter image description here

I don't know what to do, That's all of my experiences.

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Finally by the above solution I installed it on Debian 7.01, But again and again trying on Ubuntu 12.04 is failed. –  Mohsen Gh. Jul 28 '13 at 9:04

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