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Installing oracle instant client on Linux

Posted in Computación with tags , , , , , , , on 20/July/2009 by Alex Pérez

This is a miniguide to install sqlplus with the minimal oracle-software fingerprint. As far as I can, I avoid to install the Oracle Client in my computers, because in MS Windows it modifies heavily the registry, and in linux you should set a lot of environment variables and deal with Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) that depends on many packages, versions, java … etc. And there is a better solution to install a simple sqlplus without installing the whole Oracle Client: oracle instant client.

I’ve used the 10.2.0.4 version, but I suppose that using any other 10.X or even 11.X version should be similar. Continue reading

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