How to install dbeaver on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

DBeaver is a nice open source alternative to MySQL WorkBench to manage not only MySQL but almost all popular ones such as PostgreSQL, SQLite, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, MS Access, Teradata, Firebird, Apache Hive, Phoenix, Presto, etc. This open source database administration tool offers a comfortable user interface for changes to the data records, visualizes the database schema as a clear graph, in many cases recognizes the format of binary database content, exports content in various formats, and offers an SQL editor with auto-completion.

Here we will learn two methods of installing Dbeaver on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 LTS 

Method 1: Using Snap

The easiest way to install the Dbeaver Database administration tool on Ubuntu is by using the snap. As we know, both Ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04 LTS Linux Distros come with Snap out of the box, thus nothing needs to be installed in order to use SNAP commands. Thus, follow the given ones to get the Dbeaver database management tool on your Linux OS. Furthermore, as SNAP is a cross Linux destruction tool, thus, the given commands can be used for other Linux distributions such as RedHat, CentOS, Fedora, OpenSUSE, MX Linux, and more. However, other Linux OS would not have Snap as a pre-installed package. Hence, see our tutorial on the SNAP installation in various Linux systems.

Run system update command:

sudo apt update

Install Dbeaver using Snap

sudo snap install dbeaver-ce

Run Dbeaver

Either type dbeaver-ce in the command terminal or go to the Apps section and click on its icon to run it.

Dbeaver Database administration tool on Ubuntu

Install and run dbeaver on Ubuntu Linux min

Method 2: Using Linux Debian package 64 bit (installer)

In this method, we will manually download the Debian package of  Dbeaver to install it on Ubuntu Linux.

On your command terminal run the below command:


Run the installer:

sudo dpkg -i dbeaver-ce_latest_amd64.deb

If you get an error:

dpkg: error processing package dbeaver-ce (--install):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.24-1ubuntu3) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.36.0-1ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.64ubuntu1) ...
Errors were encountered while processing:

Then run this command:

sudo apt install -f

Now, again the package installation one:

sudo dpkg -i dbeaver-ce_latest_amd64.deb


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