I had problems installing GroupWise 8.0.1 on my Ubuntu 8.10 64 bit install.
I couldn't "alienate" the rpm:
All I did was to follow the steps showed in this post:
dpkg-gencontrol: error: current host architecture 'amd64' does not appear in package's architecture list (i386)
Basically, I had to specify the -g flag of alien :
Go in the directory generated.
Generate a temporary directory suitable for building a package
from, but do not actually create the package. This is useful if you
want to move files around in the package before building it. The
package can be built from this temporary directory by running
"debian/rules binary", if you were creating a Debian package, or by
running "rpmbuild -bb <packagename>.spec" if you were creating a
Red Hat package.
Then change the architecture in the control file from i386 to amd64.
Change the line from :
sudo vim debian/control
Then build the package with:
And the last step is to install the package:
sudo ./debian/rules binary
Hope this helps a few
sudo dpkg -i novell-groupwise-client_8.0.1HP-89146_amd64.deb