OCIEnvNlsCreate() failed again

So I’ve downloaded and installed Fedora 12 for the work laptop for awhile now. Previously it was Linux Mint 7/8, but I haven’t actually used the machine yet, as I encountered that darned OCIEnvNlsCreate() error message again. Same setup, just Oracle Express 10 on Linux, except the distro is Fedora this time. So I was […]

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Using ‘grep’ with Subversion

I use ‘grep’ alot, but it false positives when searching in a Subversion working copy. So I’m using the ‘-r’ flag to recursive search for the phrase ‘quick brown fox’: $ grep -r ‘quick brown fox’ * app/controllers/users_controller.php: quick brown fox app/controllers/.svn/text-base/users_controller.php.svn-base: quick brown fox This is only a minor annoyance if there are just […]

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On progress

Opened up a terminal window in Linux Mint today; here’s what it told me: ________________________________________ ( Steady movement is more important than ) ( speed, much of the time. So long as    ) ( there is a regular progression of      ) ( stimuli to get your mental hooks into, ) ( there is room for […]

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Changing hostname

Should you update /etc/hostname — I did — be sure to update the default tnsnames.ora and listener.ora. Mine were found in /usr/lib/oracle/xe/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/server/network/admin. Otherwise you’ll get an ORA-12541 message.

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OCIEnvNlsCreate() failed

Wanted to work on an Oracle project from home last weekend, but I received this message: Warning (2): ocilogon() [function.ocilogon]: OCIEnvNlsCreate() failed. There is something wrong with your system – please check that ORACLE_HOME and LD_LIBRARY_PATH are set and point to the right directories [CORE/cake/libs/model/datasources/dbo/dbo_oracle.php, line 171] A little bit of system background here. I’m […]

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