11 Replies Latest reply: Jun 4, 2014 2:13 AM by Srini Chavali-Oracle RSS

    ORA-01031: insufficient privileges


      Hello all, help me to install xe database in linux 64 bit.

      I try to install XE db in ubuntu 12.04 64bit using this tutorial Me and My Ubuntu: Installing Oracle 11g R2 Express Edition on Ubuntu 64-bit

      The error is as follows,


      mst@mst4-desktop:~$ sudo service oracle-xe restart

      [sudo] password for mst:

      Shutting down Oracle Database 11g Express Edition instance.

      Stopping Oracle Net Listener.


      Starting Oracle Database 11g Express Edition instance.


      mst@mst4-desktop:~$ sqlplus


      SQL*Plus: Release Production on Tue Jun 3 17:17:10 2014


      Copyright (c) 1982, 2011, Oracle.  All rights reserved.


      Enter user-name: / as sysdba


      ORA-01031: insufficient privileges


      Enter user-name:


      i tried hardly about a week to install another versions, uninstallation of the current version.  But, all ends in ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

      Thank you..