Oracle database installation error: Could not execute auto check for display colors using command /usr/bin/xdpyinfo. Check if the DISPLAY variable is set. Failed

I am getting an error whilst installing oracle database. I have enabled X11 Forwarding, xclock is installed. The error is as below:

 

<p>[<a href="mailto:oracle@ip">oracle@ip</a>-192.168.1.1 database]$ ./runInstaller 
Starting Oracle Universal Installer...
 
Checking Temp space: must be greater than 120 MB.   Actual 22510 MB    Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 150 MB.   Actual 1023 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] n</p>

I am using RHEL7

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You need to install xdpyinfo and xauth on you RHEL

Razi Abuzar's picture

Which xdpyinfo will tell you whether you have xdpyinfo installed or not, incase not, use the below command to install it.

yum install xdpyinfo

Also check the same way for xauth.

You are good to go now!

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