In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Robo 3T on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Robo 3T (formerly Robomongo) is the free lightweight GUI for MongoDB enthusiasts. Robo 3T supports various operating systems such as Windows, and Linux, macOS.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of Robo 3T MongoDB GUI on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
- Install the latest MongoDB community edition on the Ubuntu system.
Install Robo 3T on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install wget apt-transport-https gnupg2
Step 2. Installing Robo 3T on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, the Robo 3T is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the last version of the Robo 3T package to your Ubuntu system:
Once the download will complete we need to extract
tar.gz file with the following command below:
tar -xvzf studio-3t-linux-x64.tar.gz
We will need to change some folders permissions:
sudo chmod +x studio-3t-linux-x64.sh
Next, run the commands below to launch the setup wizard:
sudo bash studio-3t-linux-x64.sh
That should start the setup wizard. Simply accept the default and complete the setup.
Step 3. Accessing Robo 3T on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> Robo 3T.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Robo 3T. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Robo 3T RobMongo on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Robo 3T website.