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I wish I could install Oracle Database as easy as possible using Ubuntu Software Center or apt-get install.

I suggest that at least, someone of the community, could create a package that installs it dirclty from their website or from a pre-downloaded files by the user their selves.

Just like: googleearth-package "utility to automatically build a Debian package of Google Earth"

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Another database engine is not an option? There are so many alternatives. – jippie Nov 11 '12 at 20:00
I need that for my Study :) So it is not an option right now. But I prefer MySQL though. – MIH1406 Nov 14 '12 at 2:35
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Answering your question: No.

There are no packages to install Oracle database servers. And probably will never be: if Oracle licensing for Java doesn't allow it to be hosted in the main repositories, it should be even more restrictive regarding Oracle DB.

Also the creation of "metapackages" (ie: a package that downloads and install it) should be hard to achieve, since even to download Oracle Express Edition you need to have an Oracle account.

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