Using the Installer on Oracle Solaris 10 and Linux Platforms
If you have not yet downloaded the Oracle Developer Studio 12.6 distribution for your
platform, you can get it from the downloads section of the Oracle Developer Studio web page and save it to a temporary
download-directory such as
You can install the Oracle Developer Studio 12.6 software
on a single-user system. Or you can install the software on a server for
use by client systems with the same architecture.
Installation from a network location can take a significant amount of time. If
possible you should make a copy of the installation bundle on each system where you
plan to install the software and run the installer locally.
Before you install, see the following table for some installation conditions and
options for the installer that you might need to consider.
Table 3 Oracle Developer Studio Special Installation Conditions on Oracle Solaris 10 and
Installing in a Non-Global Zone
To install the software in a
zone on an Oracle Solaris 10 system, run the installer
in that zone.
If you are installing in the global zone and want the software to
be available in that zone only, specify the
--current-zone-only option when starting the
command-line installer or the graphical installer.
Installing on an Oracle Solaris Server for Use by Clients With a
You can install the Oracle Developer Studio software on a server
running Oracle Solaris 10 for use by client systems with a different
architecture. You can install the software on a SPARC based server
for use by x86 based client systems. Or you can install the software
on an x86 based server for use by SPARC based client systems. To
install the software for SPARC based systems on an x86 based system,
or vice versa, specify the --ignore-arch
when you start the installer.
Installing on Multiple Systems
To install the software on multiple systems,
you can use the --record
option when starting the graphical installer to record an
installation that you can repeat using the
option with the command-line installer.
Installing in an Alternative Root Directory
To install the software using an alternative root
directory, use the command-line installer with the
The --use-alternative-root option is
supported on Oracle Solaris only.
Installing the IDE and other graphical tools on a Desktop
Using the graphical installer, you can select an option
to generate a zip file containing a distribution of the IDE,
and Code Analyzer configured for installation on a desktop system
with almost any operating system. To create a zip file with
graphical tools, you can select the check-box "Generate Desktop
Distribution during installation" for graphical installer, or use
option for command-line
After you have installed the Oracle Developer Studio 12.6 software on
an Oracle Solaris 10 or Linux system, you can use the
devstudio --generate-desktop-distr command or
a menu item in the IDE to generate the same desktop
You can unzip this distribution file on a desktop system. When you
run the tools on that desktop system, they will recognize the server
on which you generated the distribution as a remote host, and access
the tool collection (compilers, make tool, and debugger) in your
Oracle Developer Studio server installation.
For information about all the command line options, see the Command-Line Options for the Installer, Uninstaller, and install_patches Utility for Oracle Solaris 10 and Linux Platforms.