Install SAP GUI on Ubuntu 11.10

1. Download SAPGUI for java here.

2. Install Java JRE
Open a Terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin sun-java6-fonts


This will install these packages: gsfonts-x11 java-common odbcinst odbcinst1debian2 sun-java6-bin sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin unixodbc

3. Install SAP GUI:
java -jar PlatinGUI-Linux-700.jar
Follow installation steps (in graphic mode).
You have now an entry in Unity :)
SAP GUI on Ubuntu 11.10
4. Create a server in the SAP GUI:
New | Advanced | Expert mode checked. Use this format:
conn=/H/url_to_sap_system/S/32xx
By example, for the SAP server 10.1.1.6 with system number 01:
conn=/H/10.1.1.6/S/3201
Creating a server entry in SAP GUI
The result :)
SAP GUI running under Ubuntu 11.10

By LinuxQuestions and erki.

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