How to install Rainloop webmail in Linux

Rainloop is a free Open Source web application written in PHP which provides a fast modern web interface to access your emails on all major domain mail providers like Yahoo, Gmail, Outlook and many others as well as your own local mail servers, and, also, acts as a MUA (Mail User Agent) by accessing domain mail servers through IMAP and SMTP protocols.

This tutorial explains the details of installation and configuration of Rainloop.

Download the latest version from and extract it to the domain home directory.

#unzip -d /home/user/public_html/

Correct the files/folders permissions.

#cd /home/user/public_html/

#find . -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \;

#find . -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \;

Correct the files/folders ownerships.

#cd /home/user/public_html/

#chown -R user:user .

To configure the product, use admin panel and follow the instructions in it.


Default login is "admin", password is "12345".

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