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Oracle is an organisation, best known for their database.

Package list

Oracle provides a debian repository at http://oss.oracle.com/debian, containing only Oracle 10g Express Edition (XE) packages. To see these packages, add this line to /etc/apt/sources.list file:

deb http://oss.oracle.com/debian unstable main non-free

Next, you will need to add the GPG key.

wget http://oss.oracle.com/el4/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle  -O- | sudo apt-key add -

As root, type:

apt-get update

To install the XE database server, apt-get 'oracle-xe-universal' or 'oracle-xe' (Western European support only).

apt-get install oracle-xe-universal

If you only need the XE client, type

apt-get install oracle-xe-client

More information about the Express Edition is available at http://www.oracle.com/technology/products/database/xe/index.html

Oracle Instant Client is another option for installing an Oracle client, with more recent versions available.

Oracle software

  • Oracle11g, feel free to include this howto in this wiki.


Oracle (last edited 2017-09-03 16:56:00 by ckimes)