Linux error 32

What is ‘Linux error 32’?

Linux error 32 is an error, which may indicate that the listener process could not create a dedicated server process and may be caused by a resource exhaustion issue.


How can you fix ‘Linux error 32’?

Some of the common fixes include:

  • Downgrading the system
  • Reinstalling the driver
  • Changing the settings


Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

Staff Asked on September 6, 2017 in Linux.
Add Comment
3 Solution(s)

Solution 1. Downgrade the System

Linux error 32 may appear after a system update. The system update may be incompatible with the current install driver. To fix this, downgrade the system to the version where the hardware is working properly. 

Staff Answered on June 12, 2018.
Add Comment

Solution 2. Reinstall driver

Linux error 32 may also be due to an incompatible driver or a corrupt driver. You may want to reinstall the driver. This error is commonly found on the printer driver.

  1. Turn on the printer.
  2. Delete printer from cups web interface using root privileges.
  3. Uninstall the printer driver.
  4. Install the driver.
  5. Reboot the computer.
Staff Answered on June 12, 2018.
Add Comment

Solution 3.  Change the settings

Linux error 32 may also indicate that there is a problem connecting to the listener. The error could be caused by the Linux or the Oracle software. To fix this, see the guides below.

  1. Change your permission level.
  2. The server has reached the max processes limit which prevents your request.
  3. The RAM memory limit may be preventing the process.
  4. Delete the listener log file.


Staff Answered on June 12, 2018.
Add Comment

Your Solution

By posting your solution, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.