Oracle DB Installation on AIX Tip

If you’re using Windows and running an X-server, such as XMing, and you’re willing to run the Oracle Installer, you might face the following warning:

“Warning: Cannot convert string “-*-lucida-medium-r-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1″ to type FontStruct”

Followed by a NullPointer Exception.

This is simply due to a missing font, all you need is to go download the XMing fonts package from SourceForge, e.g., install it, restart XMing and you’re ready to go.


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