Oracle 10g on Hoary notes

Helpful:

* Debian specific oracle guide
* RH specific walkthrough

Put in the 10g DVD and had permission denied errors when trying to runInstaller from /media/cdrom. Didn’t quite figure this out as the file did have exectution rights. Ended up copying the db directory from the installation CD to the ~oracle homedir.

“useradd -c “Oracle software owner” -g oinstall -G dba oracle” didn’t seem to create a homedir. Created one after by hand.

I hate Gnome terminal. So slow.

That terminal bell is so annoying.

xhost + didn’t work. Ended up just logging in again as newly created oracle user.

Had to install extra gcc package. Why does Oracle compile stuff on installation?! Those guys are “on crack”.

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