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Download the software: linux_11gR2_database_1of2.zip and linux_11gR2_database_2of2.zip

Unzip the file:  unzip linux.x64_11gR2_database_1of2.zip and unzip linux.x64_11gR2_database_2of2.zip

You should now have a single directory called “database” containing installation files.

Hosts File

The “/etc/hosts” file must contain a fully qualified name for the server.

<IP-address> <fully-qualified-machine-name> <machine-name>

For example

127.0.0.1       localhost.localdomain  localhost

192.168.2.181   ol5-11gr2.localdomain  ol5-11gr2

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