Chapter 33. Starting runInstaller
./runInstaller! If you do so, the installation will fail because you will not be able to change the CDs.
oracleserver". First, make sure that you also allow
oracleserver" to display X information on your Linux desktop machine. In the example, the computer name where you are running an X Windows desktop like KDE or GNOME is called "
yourdesktop". Programs running on remote machines cannot display information to your screen unless you give them the authority to do so.
xterm(or another terminal client of your choice) to see if your X setup is really working. If you are about to install Oracle on your desktop PC and not on a remote node, then you can skip step 1 and 3.
oracleserver" to display X information to your desktop PC "
yourdesktop:user$ xhost +oracleserver
oracleserver" as the
rootuser. This window will be used to
mountand unmounting the Oracle CDs.
oracleserver:$ su - root oracleserver:root# mount /mnt/cdrom
oracleserver" where you will run
runInstaller, execute the following commands:
oracleserver:$ su - oracle oracleserver:oracle$ export DISPLAY=yourdesktop:0.0
oracle" as shown in the next chapters. It is important that you do not change directory (