How to Install DBeaver on Ubuntu 20.04

Install DBeaver on Ubuntu 20.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure DBeaver on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

DBeaver CE is a free and open-source multi-platform database management tool/SQL client designed for Developers, SQL programmers, Analysts, and Database administrators. DBeaver supports any database such as PostgreSQL, SQLite, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, MS Access, Teradata, Firebird, Apache Hive, Phoenix, Presto, etc.

Install DBeaver on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install Java.

Run the following command below to install Java on your Linux system:

sudo apt install openjdk-11-jre openjdk-11-jdk

Make sure to confirm the version:

java -version

Step 3. Install DBeaver on the Ubuntu system.

  • Install DBeaver via Ubuntu PPA.

You can use the PPA repository to easily install/upgrade DBeaver on the Ubuntu system:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:serge-rider/dbeaver-ce
sudo apt update
sudo apt install dbeaver-ce
  • Install DBeaver from the official repository.

Now use the wget command to grab the latest Ubuntu DEB package of DBeaver:


Then, install the DEB package of DBeaver onto your Ubuntu Linux system using the following command below:

sudo apt install ./dbeaver-ce_21.0.2_amd64.deb
  • Install DBeaver via Snap packages.

Now install Snaps and DBeaver using the following command below:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install dbeaver-ce

Step 4. Launching DBeaver on Ubuntu.

You can either Launch DBeaver from your terminal or Applications Launcher for your Desktop Environment.

That’s all you need to do to install DBeaver on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on DBeaver MySQL client, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.