Here is my experiences with installing Forms and Reports 188.8.131.52.0 on Red Hat 6 (64-bit) using Java 7.
Download the software
Prepare the OS
I am using Red Hat 6 64-bit. Check the System Requirements for UNIX Operating Systems. Also check Special Startup Requirements for Linux x86 or Linux x86-64 Operating Systems in the same document.
The kernel must be 2.6.32-100.28.5.el6 or newer. Read the complete article here.
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