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Installing Lotus Notes 9.0.1 in 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04

Tags: ubuntu linux lotus notes 9.0.1
Download the installer from Partnerworld/Passport Advantage andunpack into a temp directory.

Unfortunately, there are some dependency problems on 64 bit Ubuntu Linux that prevent installation of the Notes client.

$ cd Downloads
$ mkdir n901
$ cd n901
$ tar -xvf ../NOTES_9.0.1_LINUX_DI_EN.tar
$ sudo dpkg -X ibm-notes-9.0.1.i586.deb ./notes
$ sudo dpkg -e ibm-notes-9.0.1.i586.deb ./notes/DEBIAN
$ vi notes/DEBIAN/control -- change libcupsys2 to libcups2
$ sudo dpkg -b notes ibm-notes-9.0.1.i586.deb

$ sudo dpkg -X ibm-sametime-9.0.1.i586.deb st
$ sudo dpkg -e ibm-sametime-9.0.1.i586.deb st/DEBIAN
$ vi st/DEBIAN/control -- replace iproute with iproute2 / remove iproute
$ sudo dpkg -b st ibm-sametime-9.0.1.i586.deb

Now install the dependencies:
$ sudo apt-get install libbonobo2-0:i386
$ sudo apt-get install libbonoboui2-0:i386
$ sudo apt-get install libgconf2-4:i386
$ sudo apt-get install libgnome-desktop-2-17:i386
$ sudo apt-get install libgnomeui-0:i386
$ sudo apt-get install libjpeg62:i386
$ sudo apt-get install libcups2:i386
(optional) $ sudo apt-get install iproute2:i386

Now we're ready to install the  Lotus Notes client
$ sudo dpkg -i ibm-notes-9.0.1.i586.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i ibm-activities-9.0.1.i586.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i ibm-sametime-9.0.1.i586.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i ibm-opensocial-9.0.1.i586.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i ibm-feedreader-9.0.1.i586.de