Oracle SQL Developer on Ubuntu 10.04 - No brainer instalation guide

Oracle SQL Developer on Ubuntu 10.04 – No brainer instalation guide

This is a short tutorial on how to install ‘Oracle SQL Developer’ on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) platform.
1. Instal sqldeveloper-package package

sudo apt-get install sqldeveloper-package

2. Download ‘SqlDeveloper’ itself from Oracle website (you have to be registered prior to download)

3. Install tofrodos package

sudo apt-get install tofrodos

4. Create symlinks for dos2unix and unix2dos (execute the following inside your /usr/bin folder)

username@linuxbox:/usr/bin# sudo ln -s fromdos dos2unix

username@linuxbox:/usr/bin# sudo ln -s todos unix2dos

5. Install debhelper package

sudo apt-get install debhelper

6. Go to the folder where you have downloaded the SQL Developer in step 2 and run the following command:

make-sqldeveloper-package sqldeveloper-2.1.1.64.45-no-jre.zip

7. Install the newly created deb package

sudo dpkg --install sqldeveloper_2.1.1.64.45+0.2.3-1_all.deb

8. Run Sql Developer and when asked provide JDK home eg.

/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk

And thats it! Enjoy!

3 responses on “Oracle SQL Developer on Ubuntu 10.04 – No brainer instalation guide

  1. jerry October 18, 2010 at 5:10 am

    thanks!!
    this very helpfull..:)

  2. Jackie November 1, 2010 at 10:37 am

    Very helpful No brainer installation guide.
    I love your website’s layout very beautiful theme

  3. Mato April 6, 2011 at 4:14 pm

    thanks…
    Very Helpful

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