$ cd /mnt/hgfs/oel4u5ora11g
$ touch 1.1
touch: cannot touch '1.1' : Permission denied
So I had set up a Share from the VMware preferences so that the guest O/S could not a directory on my local disk (through the Preferences). I had then gone through the directory and performed a
$ chmod -R a+rwx *But was still getting the permission denied problem. In a simple solution on Wikipedia. Simply turn the Network from NAT to Bridged... and now I have Oracle all installed...