Install Oracle Application Server 10g Release 2 in Ubuntu

Oracle Application Server 10g offers a comprehensive solution for developing, integrating, and deploying your enterprise’s applications, portals, and Web services. Based on a powerful and scalable J2EE server, Oracle Application Server 10g provides complete business integration and business intelligence suites, and best-of-breed portal software. As the only platform designed for grid computing as well as full lifecycle support for Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), Oracle Application Server gives you unmatched scalability, availability, manageability, and security.Create an ‘oracle’ user and ‘oracle’ group.

sudo adduser oracle

sudo addgroup oracle

Now you need to add user ‘oracle’ add ‘root’ to secondary list of groups

You need to chnage the permissions of opt directory using the following command

sudo chmod 775 /opt

Now you need Log out and log back in as oracle user

To fix a missing ‘ntcontab.o’ error, install the following packages

sudo apt-get install gcc make manpages-dev autoconf automake libtool flex bison gdb gcc-2.95-doc binutils

sudo apt-get install libdb1-compat

Download the Oracle Application file ‘as_linux_x86_core_101202.cpio’ from oracle site

Extract in local user directory

cpio -i –file=/

/as_linux_x86_core_101202.cpio -dcd Disk110

Run the installer using the following command

./runInstaller -ignoreSysPrereqs

At the end of the install near 95% if is says that it cannot verify that the instance is running(message:

/opmn/bin/opmnctl start), hit continue.That’s it. Let it do it’s initialization process. When it is finished exit.

Go to http://localhost:1156 for the admin console.

Source: Ubuntu Geek

Categories: Ubuntu, Unix

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7 replies

  1. Clear and to the point, nice work. Have you ever installed the App server with the Forms service? That’s the one that’s giving me trouble.


  2. Hello…

    a lot of thx for your efforts.

    I have 2 question:

    1- can any one plz clarify “Now you need to add user ‘oracle’ add ‘root’ to secondary list of groups” in words or by commands

    2- can I install OAS infrastructure (OID, SSO …. etc) with the same method?



  3. Hi Mohamed,

    I got this

    E: Couldn’t find package gcc-2.95-doc.

    I am using ubuntu 8.04.3.

    Any idea?


  4. Enjoyable read. I wish I could make myself write such good posts onto my own blog. I guess I just need to try harder.


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