Is there anyone out there that got Oracle 12c working on Ubuntu 14.04? I tried following this tutorial (which is written for installing Oracle 12c on Ubuntu 12.04):
But in linking faze I encountered some errors that were not mentioned in this tutorial.
If there is anyone out there that got it to work, I would be very grateful if they could share their insight.
I tried to install Oracle 12c Release 1 on Ubuntu 15.04 and it worked well.
Following are the steps for reference
Ensure that the /etc/hosts file must contain a fully qualified name for the server.
Run following commands using root / root equivalent user
Reboot the machine
Again run dist-upgrade to check if there is any new versions of packages.
Run following command to install dependencies
Creating Required Operating System Groups and Users by running following commands
Set the password for the oracle user which we have created for installation purpose
Make ourself as Red Hat by running following command as root/ root equivalent user
We need to create some soft links to start the installation. To do so run the following commands as root/ root equivalent user,
To change the shell configuration for oracle user run following commands as root/ root equivalent user
Run following command to change the kernel parameters as root/ root equivalent user.
Note: kernel.shmmax = max possible value, e.g. size of physical memory in bytes. In my case machine is having 2GB so we are specifying 1GB. Adjust the parameter as per your configuration
Load new kernel parameters, by running following as root/ root equivalent user.
We need to do changes in start-up script, run following commands as root/ root equivalent user
I have downloaded the binaries in /u01/binaries folder. To extract the binaries run following commands
Before doing the installation we need to give proper permission to the extracted file, to do the same run following command
Login as a oracle user and start installation using following command
And complete the set up there after. Remember Ubuntu is not certifies OS for Oracle Database. In case of any issues follow below post. How to Install Oracle 12c on Ubuntu 15.04