Veridata V11.2.1 Install Fails With No X11 DISPLAY Variable Was Set (Doc ID 1904912.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate Veridata - Version 11.1.1.1.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 We are getting the below error.
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Unpacking JRE ...
Preparing JRE ...
Starting Installer ...
java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
       at java.awt.EventQueue.invokeAndWait(Unknown Source)
       at javax.swing.SwingUtilities.invokeAndWait(Unknown Source)
       at com.install4j.runtime.installer.Installer.getScreenExecutor(Unknown Source)
       at com.install4j.runtime.installer.Installer.main(Unknown Source)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
       at com.exe4j.runtime.LauncherEngine.launch(Unknown Source)
       at com.install4j.runtime.Launcher.main(Unknown Source)
Caused by: java.awt.HeadlessException:
No X11 DISPLAY variable was set, but this program performed an operation which requires it.
       at java.awt.GraphicsEnvironment.checkHeadless(Unknown Source)
       at java.awt.Button.<init>(Unknown Source)
       at java.awt.Button.<init>(Unknown Source)
       at com.install4j.runtime.installer.frontend.WizardScreenExecutor.initAWT(Unknown Source)
       at com.install4j.runtime.installer.frontend.WizardScreenExecutor.<init>(Unknown Source)
       at com.install4j.runtime.installer.frontend.InstallerWizardScreenExecutor.<init>(Unknown Source)
       at com.install4j.runtime.installer.Installer$1.run(Unknown Source)
       at java.awt.event.InvocationEvent.dispatch(Unknown Source)
       at java.awt.EventQueue.dispatchEvent(Unknown Source)
       at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpOneEventForFilters(Unknown Source)
       at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEventsForFilter(Unknown Source)
       at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEventsForHierarchy(Unknown Source)
       at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEvents(Unknown Source)
       at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEvents(Unknown Source)
       at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.run(Unknown Source)
Could not display the GUI. This application needs access to an X Server.
If you have access there is probably an X library missing.
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You can also run this application in console mode without
access to an X server by passing the argument -c
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An error occurred:
java.lang.RuntimeException
Error log: /tmp/install4jError3744557747515564757.log

Cause

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