Installing Oracle 10g R2 on Ubuntu Edgy

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  1. Login to ubuntu from your usual administrative account which has sudo access

  2. Make sure you have enough ram, swap space and disk space as per oracle requirements.
  3. Install the required packages:
    • sudo apt-get install build-essential libaio rpm lesstif2-dev alien
  4. Create the users and groups oracle needs:
    • sudo groupadd oinstall

    • sudo groupadd dba
    • sudo groupadd nobody
    • sudo useradd -g oinstall -G dba,nobody -d /opt/oracle -s /bin/bash oracle

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