If you can find it, try Ora.8.0.5.
It is the last version of Oracle that I know that doesn't require
X-session to install.
> Do you know if the Oracle client can beinstalled via the command line? I
> don't have access to the box itself, only telnet access.
> ""Brian S. Dunworth"" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]...
> > Jeff,
> > As far as I know, you cannot get *only* the Oracle client for Linux.
> > When I called Oracle Worldwide Support and asked for one, they sent me
> > whole Oracle 8i installation package for Linux. No problem, though --
> > you start the install on your Linux machine, you can choose to install
> > the client. That's what I did, and it's working fine connecting to the
> > Oracle 8i database on our Sun.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mindblender [SMTP:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2001 12:35 AM
> > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Subject: [PHP-DB] Oracle Client to connect to remote DB
> > I read a post on faqt.com that said that I could connect to a remote
> > DB if I had the Oracle client installed. Does anyone know where I can get
> > a
> > copy of only the client for Linux? I don't want to install the whole
> > Oracle
> > package, I use MySQL on the server, but have a client that is needing to
> > connect to an Oracle DB on their server from mine.
> > Any suggestions?
> > Thanks,
> > Jeff
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