Tora with Oracle on debian(Ubuntu)

Oracle on debian

Added this server is in your apt sources list.

# sudo vi /etc/apt/source.list
deb unstable main non-free

# wget -O- | sudo apt-key add -

# sudo apt-get install oracle-xe-client oracle-xe-universal
# sudo /etc/init.d/oracle-xe configure

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/oracle/xe/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/server/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
export TNS_ADMIN=/usr/lib/oracle/xe/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/server/network/admin/
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/lib/oracle/xe/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/server/bin/
export ORACLE_HOME=/usr/lib/oracle/xe/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/server

Please check/add the oracle_xe.conf in /etc/ directory.
Content of oracle_xe.conf is :

and check the access the console via:

To install tora:

Install several packages needed for rebuilding:
# sudo apt-get install g++ gcc autoconf automake flex zlib1g-dev docbook-xsl
# sudo apt-get install libqt3-mt-dev libqt3-compat-headers
# sudo apt-get xlibs-dev libqt3-headers kde-devel

You can also get the debian source with
sudo apt-get source tora or directly from sourceforge:
# wget
# tar xzf tora-1.3.18.tar.gz
# cd tora-1.3.18/

./configure --prefix=/usr --with-oracle=/usr/lib/oracle/xe/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/server --without-rpath --disable-new-check --without-kde --enable-libsuffix=

# make
# make install

or do change the configuration file :
change the line containing “./configure” in the debian/rules file to the:
./configure –prefix=/usr –with-oracle=/usr/lib/oracle/xe/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/server –without-rpath –disable-new-check –without-kde –enable-libsuffix=

# sudo dpkg-buildpackage.
# sudo dpkg -i ../tora_*.deb

You can also using the SQL Developer from Oracle:

1 Comment on “Tora with Oracle

  1. Great, works fine :) Thx, for the tutorial.
    The only additional I had to change on my Ubuntu
    machine (Version: 8.04 hardy, Kernel Linux 2.6.24, GNOME 2.22.3),
    was to replace the xlibs with xkb-data.

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