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Oracle-Linux-Doubts

veijar Newbie
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I have installed Oracle linux 6.2. I need GUI mode. What should i do to get that?

Also i dont have internet connnection on my server for accessing yum repo(online). So where can i download the repository image(offline) for oracle linux 6.2


Please clarify my questions. Its very urgent...


Thanks,
Veijar
  • 1. Re: Oracle-Linux-Doubts
    rukbat Guru Moderator
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    You needed to search the forum before ever posting your own question.

    Here:
    https://forums.oracle.com/forums/search.jspa?threadID=&q=gui&objID=f822&dateRange=all&userID=&numResults=15

    Glance at #14 out of the 114 results from that search (at least as a starting point).
    The other 113 search results might be of some help as well.
  • 2. Re: Oracle-Linux-Doubts
    Dude! Guru
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    In addition to the previous reply, the following will configure YUM to use your local installation DVD:

    Login as root and paste the following to the system command prompt:

    <pre>
    cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/dvd.repo <<EOF
    [Install_DVD_base]
    name=Install DVD
    baseurl=file:///mnt/Server
    gpgcheck=0
    enabled=1
    skip_if_unavailable=True
    EOF
    #
    </pre>

    To use the yum software repository of the OS installation DVD, it will be necessary to mount it:

    <pre>
    cd /
    umount /dev/cdrom
    mount -o loop -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /mnt

    yum clean all
    yum repolist
    </pre>


    Note: The oracle-rdbms-server-11gR2-preinstall package is not on the installation DVD, unless you use Oracle Linux 6.3.

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