Issue with WebCenter Sites 7.5 silent install without X11 (Doc ID 1486686.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 7.5.0 to 7.5.5 [Release FatWire]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to run the 7.5 installer in a headless environment. If you run the silent installer and no DISPLAY variable is set, you will receive the following message in the terminal:

"Installation requires that your DISPLAY variable be set. Please set it, and try again."

If you set the DISPLAY variable, but you do not have an X client running, you will receive the following message in the terminal:

"X connection to localhost:10.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown)."

Cause

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