Installing Oracle 12c on Linux
In This Appendix
Setting up the operating system
Installing the Oracle software
To get you started, this appendix shows you how to install the Oracle 12c software on Linux, which is a readily available, free operating system. This chapter gives you the necessary steps to install Oracle on the many flavors of Linux, as well as some Unix systems. The examples in this appendix use Oracle Enterprise Linux 6 (OEL6.4).
Setting Up the Operating System
Linux environments have some stringent installation prerequisites. This appendix goes over the basic prerequisites as specified in the documentation set Oracle Database Quick Installation Guide for 12c Release 1 (12.1) for Linux x86.
To view this documentation set, follow these steps:
1. Go to
2. Click Oracle Database documentation, 12c Release 1 (12.1).
3. Click the + next to the Installing and Upgrading folder.
4. Click Linux Installation Guides.