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I am offering paid support to Basis who want to implement Linux Migration on workstation so that by using SAPGUI for Java on Linux can print smoothly as well as Windows-based SAPGUI client. On SAPGUI for Windows, you can easily print SAP documents. But you can’t do that when you’re using SAPGUI for Java on Linux.
If you are interested in this solution, please call me on YM : devratt.
SAP had released the latest SAPGUI for Java. It has 7.10 version. As this 2007, SAPGUI for Java had been improved. Currently, SAPGUI for Java 7.10 had significant update including input history capability had been integrated.
For most SAP End User, this feature (Input History) was very helpful since it’s only available on SAPGUI for Windows. I had been try and test it on my several SAP end user and they said “its awesome”, “very helpful”, etc.
For me as SAP Basis, it’s time for SAP to accelerate this SAPGUI development and improvement because of its multiplatform. Almost all OS user could use it from Windows, Linux, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and Mac OS X.
Another SAPGUI for Java feature that had been amazed me is its capability to use frontend printing. Not “F” type as you thought, but “G” access method. If you’re SAP using Basis release 620, just check your SPAM level using SPAM tcode. If you had minimumly on level 52, then you could use this access method (“G”).
Also, i had just mentioned about my new SAPGUI for Java on Linux deployment. I used to deploy SAPGUI for Java on Linux manually. But starting now, I am using remotely and silently method. Its very simple and helpful for such “lazy Basis” like me :D.
Prepare your SAPGUI for Java installer on remote machine. Then, create a simple responfile like this sample on the same directory as your SAPGUI for Java installer :
# Example of a typical installation response file # suppress user interaction disableui=true # install to the default path installpath=default # reinstall gui if already present reinstall=true
And you just type this command on your console :
#java -jar PlatinGUI-Linux-710.jar -i[name_of_your_responfile]
Its very simple, isn’t it ? Happy deploying !! Let me know if you have question.
In my previous “personal” projects, my client always keep asking me what’s linux distro that I use and recommended for SAP workstation. Before I answer that question, I always gave them some of SAPGUI requirements. Based on that requirements, even you can decide which linux distro is the best linux OS for SAPGUI.
Here some guidelines before choosing linux distros :
- Must be able to run SUN java environment because SAPGUI for Java was the only SAPGUI client available for Linux right now. There is no native SAPGUI for Linux. Not like Windows OS.
- Must have office suite applications such as OpenOffice.org, KOffice, etc.
- (Optional) Having remote desktop applications so that your SAP helpdesk or IT/EDP crew can help you figure out what happened if something bad is happening on you linux environment.
- (Optional) Having MP3 player, Movie Player, Chat application, etc…just kidding.
Based on this requirements, you can decide the best linux distro for your own. Another consideration before choosing your company official linux distro to use are :
- How long do your IT/EDP crew to prepare a single desktop PC until its ready to be used ? If your choosen linux distro had already shipped with SUN java, OpenOffice an all applications you need then you’ll ready to boot your client just in a few minutes. This is the reason why I am using Vector Linux 5.0 SOHO and Vector Linux 5.8 SOHO edition. I recommend them as SAPGUI-ready distro 😀
- Linux support and documentation. Soon or later, you’ll need help when installing or operating linux distro as SAPGUI workstation. Some of linux distro are well supported by big company such as Redhat, Novell, Xandros, Linspire, etc. Maybe one day you’ll need their support. For me, I prefer community based linux because I do not use complicated setting or configuration on my linux client. But, your bozz will decide this, right ?? Usually, well established company are still need legal support from another company support. You can get this support from your native or local company. (FYI, my private company, Ardhian Linux Shop are providing SAP support and also Linux PC and server support for Indonesia. Hope for my all over the world clients :D. Who knows ?? )
- Regular linux distro release. Computer programs always have bugs. So, you always need to update or –radically– upgrade your linux distro. Ubuntu is one of the best linux that give their promise to be regular release every 6 months. You can rely on that.
I use Ubuntu and Vector Linux for my office. Of course, you can also use another linux distro such as PC Linux OS, Linux Mint, Freespire, etc.
Happy migrating your “pirated” Windows version to Linux !
A lot of people keep asking me how to print SAP R/3 documents using printer attached on Linux PC.
SAPGUI for Java is already installed on my Linux PC but I was unable to print any SAP documents ? We can’t use Frontend Printing (F acces method) since there was no SAPLPD program on it. Tell me how ??