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* Use the default from the settings of the Operations System.
* Use Unicode (UTF8) as the setting (if you wish to support multiple languages in the database you are creating choose this one).
* Choose one of the common character sets from a drop down list.

If your character set of choice is not shown in the drop-down list, you must use the Previous button, then choose Custom database to get a wider selection. When you have made your choice of the database character set, select the Next button.

This screen is shown in Figure 1.10.

The next screen allows you to enter the location of the Java Developer Kit (JDK). You must have at least version JDK1.1.8, which is available from or the SUN Web site. The standard location for a normal installation of the JDK is /usr/lib/jkd1.1.8; if yours is different, make sure to enter it properly. If you are not sure where your JDK is located, ask your system administrator or start another terminal window and use the find command from the root directory to locate it for example:

This is an excerpt by Mike Ault’s book “Oracle Administration & Management”.  If you want more current Oracle tips by Mike Ault, check out his new book “Mike Ault’s Oracle Internals Monitoring & Tuning Scripts” or Ault’s Oracle Scripts Download.




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