Canonical offers Zibra through Ubuntu repositories.

Zimbra, the open-source e-mail software that Yahoo bought last year, has announced a partnership with Ubuntu parent company Canonical and will be avaialable in the Ubuntu partner repository. It will provide easy access to Zimbra suite both online and offline. Zimbra provides access to your Yahoo Mail, GMail, AOL Mail and any other IMAP or POP email accounts in the same place. It also offers documents functions and spreadsheets as well as mashup features with services like Flickr, Yahoo Maps etc. 

Pricing and Availability

Yahoo! Zimbra Desktop Beta Version 3 is available for free download at Anyone with access to Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS), Yahoo! Mail, Gmail™, AOL Mail, or an IMAP/POP enabled server can use Zimbra Desktop.

Zimbra’s Web client and server, the Zimbra Collaboration Suite 5.0 Open Source Edition is free. The commercially supported ZCS 5.0 Network Edition is available for a 60-day free trial on the Zimbra website. Zimbra’s Hosted Demo ( is available for an immediate test drive of ZCS.


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