Install WebSphere Application Server V7 on Ubuntu

If you want to install WAS V7 on Ubuntu the IBM Installation Manager will show you the follow error:

Ubuntu Linux is not supported.

Follow the steps below to install:

Step 1. Change from dash to bash

sudo ln -sf /bin/bash /bin/sh

Step 2: Open /etc/lsb-release and change the following:

DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu                         to                     DISTRIB_ID=LVMUbuntu

Step 3: Recheck the status of IBM Installation Manager and Install

Remeber to change DISTRIB_ID back to Ubuntu (DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu )

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One Comment on “Install WebSphere Application Server V7 on Ubuntu

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