OUI failed to start with error for libfreetype.so.6 and /usr/lib/64/libfontconfig.so (Doc ID 1539524.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) not starting up.

When trying to install Oracle Database Software Solaris 5.10 server, the following error is received:

Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2013-03-18_03-31-52PM. Please wait ...svdf0007 104: ld.so.1: java: fatal: libfreetype.so.6: open failed: No such file or directory
ld.so.1: java: fatal: relocation error: file /usr/lib/64/libfontconfig.so: symbol FT_Init_FreeType: referenced symbol not found

Cause

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