How-to Install Oracle SQL Developer on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32-64bit Easy Visual-Guide

April 30th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle SQL Developer on Ubuntu 14.04




The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with Oracle SQL Developer for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux.

Oracle SQL Developer is a free graphical tool for Oracle 10g/11g/12c Database Development.

With SQL Developer, you can browse Database Objects, run SQL statements and SQL scripts, and edit and debug PL/SQL statements.

Especially relevant: the Only Requirement for SQL Developer Installation Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty is the Oracle Java Development Kit 8+.

Oracle SQL Developer Quick-Start on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Featured
  1. First Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

     - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Download Oracle SQL Developer for Linux 32/64bit:

    Get Oracle SQL Developer .zip Linux
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Oracle SQL Developer Quick-Start on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Extraction

  4. Relocate Oracle SQL Developer

    sudo su -c "mv /tmp/sqldeveloper /opt/"
    sudo su -c "chmod +x /opt/sqldeveloper/sqldeveloper.sh"
  5. How-to Install Required Oracle-Sun JDK on Ubuntu Linux:

    Oracle JDK Ubuntu Installation Guide
  6. Launching Oracle SQL Developer

    From Terminal:

    sudo su -c "ln -s /opt/sqldeveloper/sqldeveloper.sh /usr/local/bin/sqldeveloper"
    sqldeveloper

    How-to Create a Desktop Menu SQL Developer Launcher:

    Unity Desktop How-Launcher
    Oracle SQL Developer Quick-Start on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Launching
Oracle SQL Developer Quick-Start on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - GUI

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