This article shows how to install and configure OCI command line under Linux OS. It also covers some features that may ease your life when using the tool like: profiles, output filtering, generating and reusing templates for creating objects in the cloud. Install. The “new” OCI command line tool is actually a next version of formerly bmcs. It is now called simply oci. The installation process is fully automated you just need to run the following command under the user you plan to use it.