12 comments on “Oracle XE on Ubuntu Hardy

  1. Hi thank you very much for the tip.

    Just to add when executing the line:


    make sure you don’t do by mistake:


    I did this and took me a while to figure out what had gone wrong — if you get it wrong sqlplus won’t connect to your instance as when you type:


    it infact gets translated to


    instead of


  2. Excelent I could changed SYSTEM password.

    In the Sql*plus console from “Oracle Database 10g Express Edition” Menu


    SQL> alter user SYSTEM identified by ;

    Usuario modificado.


  3. Hi,
    I have done all the steps , but when I want to login to Oracle I get the message ‘Invalid login credentials’, I login with ‘system’ and the password I am sure is the one I gave when I installed Oracle. I would appreciate any help

  4. When I create the database link on XE, it gets created. But while referring to the object I am getting error. ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified

    What could be the issue ?

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