How to Install Oracle Sql Developer on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Easy Guide

June 8th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle Sql Developer Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial

You are Welcome! This Tutorial Shows You How-to Install Oracle SQL Developer for Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux.

And Oracle SQL Developer for Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial is a free Graphical Tool for Oracle 10g/11g/12c Database Development.

Futhremore 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 Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Installation is the Oracle Java Development Kit.

How-to Install Oracle Sql Developer Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Oracle Sql Developer Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal
  2. Download Oracle SQL Developer for Linux 32/64-bit:

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

    How-to Install Oracle Sql Developer Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Extraction

  4. Next Relocate Oracle SQL Developer

    sudo mv /tmp/sqldeveloper /opt/

    Give Execution permissions:

    sudo chmod +x /opt/sqldeveloper/sqldeveloper.sh

    Make a Symlink for Easy Launching:

    sudo ln -s /opt/sqldeveloper/sqldeveloper.sh /usr/local/bin/sqldeveloper
  5. How-to Install Required Oracle-Sun JDK 8+ on Xubuntu:

    Oracle JDK Xubuntu Installation Guide
  6. Finally to Launch Oracle SQL Developer
    From Terminal:

    sqldeveloper

    How-to Create a Desktop Menu SQL Developer Launcher:

    Linux Desktops How-Launcher
    How-to Install Oracle Sql Developer Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Launching
  7. How-to Install Oracle Sql Developer Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial - GUI

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