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Can't install as root, can't install as oracle

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I'm trying to install Oracle11g on Oracle Linux 5.7 in VirtualBox.

If I try to install as root, I get the error:
The user is root. Oracle Universal Installer cannot continue installation if the user is root.
If I try to install as oracle, I get this message after the 2nd screen:
OUI-10182 The effective user ID does not match the owner of the file, or the process is not the super-user; the system indicates that the super-user privilege is required.
Please advise

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