Oracle Linux, formerly known as Oracle Enterprise Linux, is a Red Hat Enterprise Linux-compatible distribution, repackaged and distributed by Oracle, available under the GNU General Public License (GPL) since late 2006. Oracle Linux can be freely downloaded from Oracle’s E-delivery service (edelivery.oracle.com).
I’ll show how to install Oracle Linux 5.6. First you need to download the DVD (or CDs) from edelivery website and burn them. Then insert your Oracle Linux media in your CD/DVD drive and reboot your system (be sure to set your computer to boot from the CD/DVD drive).
Oracle Linux installer should boot as shown in the figure below:
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