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I need your valuable help and advise on installing Oracle 11gR2 on Ubuntu desktop edition 11.10 (64 bit). I was to install 11g which is normally installed on RHEL or OEL and not looking to install 11g client version. Kindly help. If you are aware of any links please share the same.


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Apparently that is not supported

Operating system requirements

The following or later versions of the operating system are required for Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2):

Asianux Server 3 SP2

Oracle Linux 4 Update 7

Oracle Linux 5 Update 2

Oracle Linux 5 Update 5 (with the Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 5 (with the Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

2.2.2 System Architecture

To determine whether the system architecture can run the software, enter the following command:

uname -m

Note: Verify that the processor architecture matches the Oracle software release to install. If you do not see the expected output, then you cannot install the software on this system.

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Not supported, but certainly doable.

This should be a good starting point: https://forums.oracle.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=1115155

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Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. Imagine the linked site goes down for maintenance, or even forever: Your post would be useless to someone having the problem outlined here. –  hexafraction Aug 12 '12 at 23:03

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