Re: Linux flavor

From: joel garry <>
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 10:11:34 -0700 (PDT)
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On Apr 9, 9:48 am, Ed Prochak <> wrote:
> On Apr 9, 9:56 am, wrote:
> > Could someone please inform me what version of Linux is good for
> > learning and trying out Oracle DB? Thanks.
> You can get Oracle LINUX.
> free
> Make sure, when you get to the point of installing the Oracle DB, that
> you read and follow the installation notes. There are changes to LINUX
> configurations that must be done. (You would think that Oracle's
> flavor of LINUX would be configured for Oracle DB out-of-the-box.
> Sadly not the case.)
> Ed

And why the sad case has been explained:

I totally agree with you Ed, and wonder why there isn't a fork with the changes applied and XE with current patches. I guess if it were easy, some guy in his bedroom would have done it.


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Received on Thu Apr 09 2009 - 12:11:34 CDT

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