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Re: Lotus notes oamd64?

On Thursday 16 September 2010 12:30:15 A J Stiles wrote:
> On Thursday 16 Sep 2010, Christopher Judd wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > 	I have to install lotus notes here.  Our IT guys have provided me with
> > 
> > the file ibm_lotus_notes-8.5.i586.deb (linux support here is minimal).
> [stuff deleted]
> > Does anyone have any idea how to fix this?  I'd prefer not to have to set
> > up a chroot environment just to occasionally run this program (we don't
> > have to use it for email).
> Did you run ldconfig after you installed the libraries?
> In general, it is best not to try to run anything that was not compiled by
> either yourself or your own distro's package maintainers.  Try grabbing
> the "other distro"  (i.e., Source Code)  package and building it yourself.
> If you do this, you'll also need the -dev versions of all packages it says
> it needs.

I'm afraid it's not possible, as Lotus Notes is a non-free email/collaboration 
suite from IBM:

But now i got curious, Christopher.
Why do you want to use it ? Does none of the FLOSS collaboration suites like 
'egroupware' and such fulfill your needs ?

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