How to Install DBeaver CE on Ubuntu / AlmaLinux & Fedora

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This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to download and install DBeaver CE on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Linux Mint 20.3, and Debian 8 via the official repository and via Flatpak also.

What is DBeaver?

DBeaver Community Edition (CE) is a free and open-source universal database tool for database administrators and developers and it is based on the Eclipse platform.

It is based on the Opensource framework and it supports any database having a JDBC driver or it may handle any external data source without a JDBC driver.

Prerequisites

  • Java 11 or higher required.
  • sudo access to the system

DBeaver can be installed on the Ubuntu / Linux Mint / Debian systems via 3 methods.

  • Method 1: Via Official Installer file / Repository
  • Method 2: Via Snap Store
  • Method 3: Via Flatpak

Install DBeaver on Debian / Ubuntu & Linux Mint

Add the linuxuprising PPA for Java

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linuxuprising/java

Install the java and set it as the default

sudo apt install oracle-java17-installer --install-recommends

For Ubuntu / Linux Mint systems

Method 1: Via Official PPA

Step 1: Add the official PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:serge-rider/dbeaver-ce

Step 2: Install the DBeaver Community edition

sudo apt install dbeaver-ce

For Debian systems

Step 1: Add the DBeaver GPG key

wget -O - https://dbeaver.io/debs/dbeaver.gpg.key | sudo apt-key add -

Step 2: Add DBeaver repo to the sources.list

echo "deb https://dbeaver.io/debs/dbeaver-ce /" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/dbeaver.list

Step 3: Install DBeaver on Debian

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install dbeaver-ce
Method 2: Via Installer file

Download the .deb installer file using the below command and install it.

wget https://dbeaver.io/files/dbeaver-ce_latest_amd64.deb && sudo dpkg -i dbeaver-ce_latest_amd64.deb
Method 3: Via Snap

One of the easiest ways to install DBeaver is via the Snap package

sudo apt update -y && snap install dbeaver-ce
Method 4: Via Flatpak ( Applicable for all distributions)

Step 1: Install Flatpak on your system using the setup guide

Step 2: Install DBeaver-CE on the system using Flatpak

flatpak install flathub io.dbeaver.DBeaverCommunity

Step 3: Run DBeaver-CE

flatpak run io.dbeaver.DBeaverCommunity
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Install DBeaver on AlmaLinux / RockyLinux & Fedora

Download the .rpm installer file using the below command and install it.

wget https://dbeaver.io/files/dbeaver-ce-latest-stable.x86_64.rpm && dnf install dbeaver-ce-latest-stable.x86_64.rpm
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Conclusion

From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install DBeaver CE on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, LinuxMint 20.3, AlmaLinux, Rocky Linux, and Fedora via Flatpak and official installer files.

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