My Oracle Support Banner cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory (Doc ID 1569369.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Oracle Universal Installer - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


When install Oracle Database 12.1 OUI Crashing on Linux with below error :


[oracle@12c-5 Disk1]$ ./runInstaller
Starting Oracle Universal Installer...

Checking Temp space: must be greater than 120 MB.   Actual 17080 MB    Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 150 MB.   Actual 2047 MB    Passed
Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors
    >>> Could not execute auto check for display colors using command
/usr/bin/xdpyinfo. Check if the DISPLAY variable is set.    Failed <<<<
Some requirement checks failed. You must fulfill these requirements before
continuing with the installation,
Continue? (y/n) [n] y
>>> Ignoring required pre-requisite failures. Continuing...
Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from
/tmp/OraInstall2012-09-06_11-45-44AM. Please wait ...[oracle@12c-5 Disk1]$
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError:
/tmp/OraInstall2012-09-06_11-45-44AM/jdk/jre/lib/amd64/xawt/ cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
        at java.lang.ClassLoader$NativeLibrary.load(Native Method)
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary0(
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary(

RPM "libXi*" if not installed on the Linux Box, the issue can be reproduced on the fly.


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