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How do I install the Sun/Oracle Java SDK on Ubuntu?

Since 11.10 Ubuntu does not provide the sun-java-jdk, how do I install it?
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How do I completely remove Oracle 11g?

How do I completely remove the Oracle 11g client from my computer? I am running Windows 7, 64-bit. I have tried running deinstall.bat, but this doesn't work.
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How can I change the binding order of network adapters in Windows 7?

The end goal here is that I am trying to install an Oracle 10g server on my Windows 7 x64 dev box. I use DHCP, and the Oracle installer is throwing up this warning: Checking Network Configuration ...
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How to connect to Oracle DB via ODBC

I am attempting to connect to a remote Oracle DB via ODBC. I am totally inexperienced and fail to connect. What I have installed: Oracle 'ODBC Driver for RDB' A program I want to connect from ...
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Alternatives to Oracle JRE

I would like to uninstall as many Oracle products from my computer as possible because I don't like that company. However, I require Java for some of my applications, e.g. Eclipse. What alternatives ...
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Override RPM install path

I've downloaded an RPM from Oracle that wants to install in /usr, and due to the way our SysAdmins set up our workstations, I don't have enough disk space in /usr. Most of the space on the root ...
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Re-reading the partition table failed with error 22: invalid argument

I have Oracle Linux on a VM and I'm trying to create partitions on /dev/sda2 of size 30 gigs using fdisk utility. I made four partitions each of size 512M and they appear in the partition table. ...
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How an unprivileged user could kill a process she didn't start?

I stumbled upon something very surprising which I cannot understand on a Red Hat EL 5.6 box : the user hri (which is in the group dba) is able to kill processes owned by user oracle (which is also in ...
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Database integration with …well with sound beep or light? [closed]

Perhaps this post major editing : I work for company which sells services online. I would like to build some kind of software bridge/integration tool which would integrate our Oracle database with ...
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Using Virtualbox Bridge Networking fails connection from Guest OS to Oracle XE running on Host

I am trying to make a JDBC connection from a VirtualBox Ubuntu Guest OS to an Oracle XE database running o Host. However, the connection is refused. Here are the details of my environment: ...
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How can I download a cryptographically signed version the Java JDK from Oracle?

When going to Oracle's download site (https://cds.sun.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/CDS-CDS_SMI-Site/en_US/-/USD/ViewProductDetail-Start?ProductRef=java_ee_sdk-6u1u21-wjdk-oth-JPR@CDS-CDS_SMI) to ...
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Installing Sun/Oracle Grid Engine on a single machine

I want to install a Grid Engine cluster entirely on my laptop, the "cluster" having only two nodes, one head node and one node for computing. The nodes should run within the same instance of the same ...
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Oracle licensing /pricing?

Question: I'd like to download Oracle 11g database for evaluation purposes. Now I found this link for downloads: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/index.html ...
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Environment variable ORACLE_UNQNAME not defined. Please set ORACLE_UNQNAME to database unique name

I have a batch file which starts the Oracle Services net start OracleOraDb11g_home1TNSListener net start OracleServiceORCL call C:\app\Edifixio\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1\BIN\emctl.bat start dbconsole ...
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How to find oracle database installation path on solaris 8?

I have a server that solaris 8 is on it. I want to connect to oracle's management system . I found this article getting started with oracle . To connect to management system I should enter ...
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Ctrl v does not work in ORACLE SQL Developer

I cannot get Paste ( Ctrl+V ) to work in Oracle SQL Developer
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Oracle admin tool for mac os x

I'm looking for desktop admin tool similar to Navicat for Oracle in Mac os X. Navicat it's ok but it is quite buggy. Any other recomendation?
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How can I sync my system time with that of a database?

I need my laptops timestamp to be the same as that of a database, is there a utility I can use for this? So far, I'm having to run select systimestamp from dual; on my database, working out the ...
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how to install cx_oracle package with pip from Ubuntu linux?

I am trying to install cx_oracle from Ubuntu using pip install cx_oracle however I get the error below. Also tried to go to the pip package page and it does not look like there are any files ...
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“No message file” problem with Oracle client

I have installed Oracle Client 11g R2 Win64 on Windows 7 x64. However, running tnsping (without parameters) yields the following output: C:\Users\stefan.moebius>tnsping TNS Ping Utility for ...
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Login to Oracle database without username and password

I want to login to a database by running an SQL file from a unix script without supplying username and password (as root)....is this possible? Database is oracle
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How to transfer files from oracle vm

Is it possible to copy files from Oracle VM desktop to the other local windows?
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I just installed oracle 11g and I can't figure out how to log into the enterprise manager

Any idea what the default login is? none of my oracle accounts are working.
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Problem occurred while installing Oracle 8i

I am trying to install Oracle 8i but during installation it found an error of jrew.exe file. Oracle 8i was not installed on my computer. I try to install the Oracle product from the CD. So what can I ...
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Trouble installing OpenCOBOL

When I ./configure, I get this error: configure: error: libdb is required I signed up for an Oracle account (yak shaving), downloaded Berkeley DB, untarred and unzipped, wrestled with the unhelpful ...
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Making gnome see xkb changes

This is on Oracle Linux 6.3, but I bet it applies to any Gnome based distros. I have edited /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ru, to add a layout section: partial alphanumeric_keys xkb_symbols "stdwin" { ...
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Access 2010: The Oracle client and networking components were not found

I've installed these Oracle client and ODAC files required for "Microsoft ODBC for Oracle": ODAC112021Xcopy_32bit win32_11gR1_client But alas it will not work! I'm on Windows 7, using Access 2010. ...
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Are Oracle & Visual Studio compatible with Windows 7 64-bit?

I'm considering moving to Windows 7 64-bit: Will it work faster than Windows 7 32bit? Will Oracle 11g & Visual Studio work on it? Do I need special hardware? (I have a Dell Latitude D520 laptop) ...
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Is there a free oracle product for trial/development?

I have some vague memory that there was a limited use license of a version of oracle so you could try it out on a small installation to try it out. Does such a beast still exist?
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Sqldeveloper /as sysdba connection

I'm a total newbie in Oracle. I installed Oracle 11g XE R2. Also I installed SqlDeveloper 3.2.20.09 version. I generated auto connections, and I have 2 connections. One is: /as sysdba and ...
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How to get fullscreen in Virtual Box

I am using VirtualBox. I have also added an Operating system to it. Now i need to know how to get a fullscreen view from it. What i get now is a centered screen and i find it difficult to work with. ...
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Running Oracle script from Notepad++

Can we configure Notepad++ to run an Oracle script? I mean, once we wrote some script (assume a PL/SQL script containing a procedure), can it be compiled from Notepad++ editor itself? If it is ...
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Tools to manage SQL Server and Oracle database from the desktop

I am using SQL Server 2008 and Oracle 11G on my system. Running both database services is making my system very slow. In order to stop the services I have to go to Services and stop them manually. ...
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Creating a new user in Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g

I downloaded the Oracle VirtualBox VM containing Oracle SQL Server 11g and all their dev tools. (There's not much documentation along with it and I had to find fragments of info here and there.) ...
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unable to install oracle

I have installed oracle few months back. I was running fine in my local system. Unfortunately my friend has removed all the directories in safe mode. meaning to say it was not properly un-installed ...
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Install Oracle on Mac OS X Lion 10.8

I have no experience with Oracle but need to install it on my Mac so that I can test pulling data from an Oracle database. I already have Apache, PHP, MySQL installed but have no idea where to start ...
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How do I export the data from an Oracle SQL Developer query

How do I export the data from an Oracle SQL Developer query? I can create queries in it fine, but as to export ??
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Fedora 15 su user problem

I'm new to Fedora 15 and Linux. I've stumbled upon a problem while installing Oracle XE; I can't set environment variables or do anything else - any change I make won't stick. I'm using the terminal: ...
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Database is full; what should be the strategy?

What if my database is full and I don't have any spare hard disk or memory space. What should my strategy to free up the space?
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Genymotion: possible to create a shortcut to an Android virtual device?

I'm using Genymotion as Android emulator, but would like to be able to start a virtual device from the command line or with a Windows shortcut, instead of the Genymotion window. Because Genymotion ...
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How to update Oracle JDK on Debian

I am planning to install the oracle JDK7 on my Debian Wheezy machine. To do so I am using java-package to install the jdk as a .deb package under Debian, as described here. My question is: Can ...
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Code folding in SQL Developer's SQL Worksheet

Is there a way to enable code folding in Oracle SQL Developer's SQL Worksheet? Using version 3.2.20.09.
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In Toad for Oracle's Schema Browser, my Tables list is empty

In the Schema Browser window of Toad for Oracle 9.7, the list of tables at the left is always empty, though I know the database still has tables. This happens whether I use the Dropdown, Tabbed, or ...
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Unable to Change NT Service Startup Type

I installed Oracle recently on my Windows 7 laptop, and would like to change the services to startup manually (rather than automatically) because they use something like 1GB of ram. I'm unable to ...
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Process keeps creating dump files

We have a Delphi application running on a terminal server that keeps generating dump files. For the same PID, it keeps creating dump files with an interval of around 1 second until the process is ...
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Updating a table in oracle using another table rows

I want to update each row of a oracle table based on another table's rows. To be more specific, There's a table called Contact with the following fields: code(PK), name, mobile, email There's ...
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Oracle - strange behavior - why?

I had to setup an Oracle environment. The stage is as follows: there are Oracle 11.2 client and 10g express server, the OS is Windows 7, 64-bit. I have the ORACLE_HOME, ORACLE_SID and PATH env. ...
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OS X Lion - Installing Oracle 10g Standard Edition

Im trying to install oracle 10g on to OS X Lion, I have previous achieved this on snow leopard with the following ...
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Oracle SQLDeveloper locks up when using copy/paste

SQL Developer keeps locking up when I copy/paste text in a worksheet. It happens when I past into SQL Developer from itself or from another application and also when I past from Developer into ...
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Oracle database block diagram or map

I have an Oracle database. It has multiple schemas, and each schema has many tables. Is there a way to generate a tree diagram or block diagram, such as this image, to visualize the database? I ...