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I want to install oracle10g on my ubuntu 11.10 server but it has this error:

E: Unable to locate package oracle-xe
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Could you elaborate more on what commands you issued to try and install oracle10g? Also, did yuo add the Oracle repo for the program? –  Thomas W. Jan 11 '12 at 20:34
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It's telling you what's wrong right there requested operation requires superuser privilege. –  Uri Herrera Feb 11 '12 at 19:32

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Step 1:

Add the following lines to the /etc/apt/sources.list

Oracle Repository

deb http://oss.oracle.com/debian unstable main non-free

Step 2:

import the key

wget http://oss.oracle.com/el4/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle -O- | sudo apt-key add -

Step 3:

Update the package repository database by using the following command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 4:

Install the Oracle Express packages:

sudo aptitude install oracle-xe oracle-xe-client

Step 5:

Configure the oracle as per ur need

sudo /etc/init.d/oracle-xe configure

Step 6:

Access the nice Oracle web interface by:

http://127.0.0.1:8080/apex
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What about a 64 bit System? –  Lilian A. Moraru Mar 29 '12 at 23:46

You should be following the process found at the link below. If not, please follow it and post additional details as to what step in your process you are encountering the error.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Oracle

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