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979600 wrote:Perhaps, but the fact that oracle doesn't certify their product on Ubuntu means you are pretty much on your own. Why don't you use a certified platform? Oracle Linux is certified, and the cost is US$00.00
Does it mean oracle 11gR2 cannot be installed on ubuntu 12.04. But i have seen so many posts on internet where people had success..
I also read the installation guide and it does not say anything.It would appear that whatever account you are using to run the installer is unable to create one of the directories mentioned. Do you have the necessary privileges? Is there enough disk space?
The error i am receiving seems to be a very trivial one may be i am not sure
But again, as long as you choose to ignore the prerequisite of a certified OS .....
The Install Guide certainly lists all of the certified OS versions - http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/install.112/e24321/pre_install.htm#CIHFICFD - and Ubuntu is not one of them.
Some folks have documented the install on Ubuntu - Install Oracle 11gR2 on Ubuntu Linux 11.04 (64-bit) Howto - but for troubleshooting any issues during the install or after, you are on your own
As mention here You are trying to make installation on not certified platform. I suggest download OEL 5.x from e-delivery site and start your installation on it
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