Install plugins from updateSite in Lotus Notes on linux

Some plugins require root-rights. So before installing from an updateSite do this:
sudo chmod 777 -R /opt/ibm/lotus/notes/framework/shared/eclipse/

sudo chmod 777 -R /opt/ibm/lotus/notes/framework/rcp/deploy/
and after installation
sudo chmod 755 -R /opt/ibm/lotus/notes/framework/shared/eclipse/

sudo chmod 755 -R /opt/ibm/lotus/notes/framework/rcp/deploy/
Now you can install the Lotus Connections plugins without any errors!

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5 Responses to “Install plugins from updateSite in Lotus Notes on linux”

  1. Matteo Says:

    Thanks for this info, i’ll try and after changing the permission install works ok. In your notes sidebar could you see the Sidebar panel “files” ? On windows will be installed, but now in Ubuntu. Thanks!

    • usablesoftware Says:

      The plugin seems to install but I cannto see any files. I hope that IBM updates the documentation for this and explain that Files is NOT available on Linux.

      If I dig out the updateSite from the Mac or Windows updateSite then the files-plugins are included and they seem to get installed. But still no Files in sidebar.

  2. Matteo Says:

    ok thank you ;-) !

  3. Nils Says:

    Sorry for not beeing completely ontopic but are there any how-to’s for the plugin installation with those updateSite-container? I have no idea what to do with it….

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