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Oracle® Developer Studio 12.6: Installation Guide

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Updated: July 2017

How to Install Oracle Developer Studio 12.6 From a Tar File

Before You Begin

Make sure that your system meets the System Requirements in Oracle Developer Studio 12.6: Release Notes and has the Required System Software Packages in Oracle Developer Studio 12.6: Release Notes.

  1. If you have not already downloaded the tar file for your platform, go to the Oracle Developer Studio product page to the downloads section and save it to a temporary download-directory such as /var/tmp.
  2. Change to the directory where you want to install the software.
    % cd install-dir
  3. Extract the tar file using the appropriate command for your platform:
    % bzcat download-directory/OracleDeveloperStudio12.6-solaris-sparc-bin.tar.bz2 | tar -xf -
    % bzcat download-directory/OracleDeveloperStudio12.6-solaris-x86-bin.tar.bz2 | tar -xf -
    % bzcat download-directory/OracleDeveloperStudio12.6-linux-x86-bin.tar.bz2 | tar -xf -

    The tar file contents are unpacked in a directory named: OracleDeveloperStudio12.6-OS-platform-bin where OS is solaris or linux and platform is sparc or x86.

    The Oracle Developer Studio 12.6 product contents are located in the following directory:


  4. (Optional) Install the operating system patches as described below (Oracle Solaris 10 only).

    The OracleDeveloperStudio12.6-solaris-sparc-bin and OracleDeveloperStudio12.6-solaris-x86-bin directories contain a script install_patches.sh for installing patches for Oracle Solaris 10.

    Run the following script with system administration privileges:

    # install-dir/install_patches.sh
  5. (Oracle Solaris 11 only) Install the operating system updates as described in Installing and Updating Oracle Solaris 11 System Libraries Required by Oracle Developer Studio 12.6.
  6. Set up access to the Oracle Developer Studio 12.6 compilers and tools:
    • Add the path install-dir/OracleDeveloperStudio12.6-OS-platform-bin/bin to your PATH environment variable

    • Add the path install-dir/OracleDeveloperStudio12.6-OS-platform-bin/man to your MANPATH environment variable