This is a first part of two series blog on installing Oracle 12c on CentOS 7. First part is about installing CentOS 7 on Virtualbox. In second part we will be installing Oracle 12c on that CentOS machine.
You can download CentOS 7 from https://www.centos.org/download
. Download DVD ISO or “Everything ISO”. If you downloading DVD ISO, downloading only Part 1 will be sufficient. We would not need Part 2.
For Oracle 12c http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/index.htm
l. You will need to have a userid on Oracle and also need to accept the OTN License before allowed to download the files. For Oracle 12c, the downloads are in two parts. Download both of them.
Assumption:Virtual Box is already installed, up and running with guest editions and extensions installed