Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Fedora 10 x86_64 and Zimbra email client install howto

Today I buffed up my Fedora 10 Lenovo Thinkpad T500 installation to a full blown x86_64 version.

One of the missing requirements was the Zimbra off-line desktop (mail) client, which is not available in x86_64. This is what you need to install on cross libraries to get the standard install script to work for Zinbra:

$ sudo yum install libXext*.i386 glibc*.i686 libstdc++*.i386 xulrunner.i386

After these install, you can just run the install script as follows:

# This was the latest version for Linux at the time.
$ sh