ERROR: You must not be logged in as root to run this tool.


During the installation of Oracle database software getting this error even when running through root user.


Oracle installation need to be run as a sudo user not with root user.


Create user with sudo permissions and install Oracle using that user.

In CentOS, use below commands to create a user with sudo permissions

adduser oginstall
passwd oginstall
usermod -aG wheel oginstall

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