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When installing Oracle, there is a step which is to install all necessary packages. I use the following command to test whether a package is installed and install them if they are missing:

rpm -qa | grep binutils

I know I can verify all packages in this way, but I want to know whether there is a better and quicker way to do this task.

Thanks.

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Check out Howard Roger's gladstone shell script. His scripts have always done a great job for me in performing all the necessary pre-installation tasks.

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Absolutely - just install the Oracle Validated RPM and hey presto, everything you need is installed in a single command. Works with OEL and Red Hat.

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For Oracle Linux Operating System:

yum install oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall -y

It installs required packages for oracle database 12c R1

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