11.2:./RUNINSTALLER results in: Could not execute auto check for display colors using command /usr/bin/xdpyinfo (Doc ID 888699.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.0 and later
Generic Linux
***Checked for relevance on 21-Jul-2011***


Symptoms

When installing 11.2.0.1 on LINUX the following prerequisites check fails:

: ./runInstaller

Starting Oracle Universal Installer...
Checking Temp space: must be greater than 120 MB. Actual 22557 MB Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 150 MB. Actual 16383 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 <<<<
Exiting Oracle Universal Installer, log for this session can be found at
$ORACLE_BASE/oraInventory/logs/installActions2009-09-11_04-56-30PM.log

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Changes

Fresh Install

Cause

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