How To Install SQLite on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install SQLite on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install SQLite on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, SQLite is a freely available, open-source C library used as the database engine. SQLite Browser is the graphical tool to manage SQLite databases. SQLite browser can create a database file, modify and delete tables, can import databases as “CSV” files, execute SQL queries and examine the results, and many more.

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 SQLite 3 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.

Prerequisites

  • 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).
  • A 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 SQLite 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 software-properties-common

Step 2. Installing SQLite on Ubuntu 22.04.

By default, SQLite is available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to install the latest stable version of SQLite to your Ubuntu system:

sudo apt install sqlite3

Verify the version installed of SQLite:

sqlite3 --version

Step 3. Installing SQLite Browser on Ubuntu 22.04.

Now we install the SQLite browser using the following command below:

sudo apt install sqlitebrowser

Verify the version installed of SQLite Browser:

sqlitebrowser --version

Once successfully installed, now launch the SQLite Browser from the terminal with the help of the command:

sqlitebrowser

Install SQLite on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Congratulations! You have successfully installed SQLite. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing SQLite 3 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official SQLite website.

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