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Old 08-10-2011, 06:36 AM   #1
kujirasan
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Installing Oracle XE on Linux


The story of Linux is you have to work on it rather than work with it, I was trying to install oracle XE on Debian, checked few items on the Net and they are bit zany , each poster has its own them and variation, what I cannot understand is to Modify or how and why to modify ~/.bashrc , and do linkings etc
This one example http://blog.cachemiss.com/articles/I...an%20AMD64.pod, there few others but are more confusing.
Is there any simple to install it? Or to be to point , is there any disaster free procedure?
 
Old 08-10-2011, 04:29 PM   #2
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Oracle have a Debian repository buried somewhere. If you can find it and it have your version, then use it.

To add the path, edit ~/.bashrc of the users you want Oracle to be easily accessible (it will work for the others with a complete path)

add this line at the end

Code:
PATH=$PATH:/path/to/oracle/bin/directory
 
  


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