How to Install DataGrip on Ubuntu 18.04

Install DataGrip on Ubuntu 18.04

DataGrip is an intelligent and fully-featured IDE for Database developed by JetBrains. It also provides support for MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, SQLite, etc. You can also extend DataGrip features by using plugins. By using DataGrip plugins you can also get support for different databases. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to install DataGrip on Ubuntu 18.04.


Before you start to install DataGrip on Ubuntu 18.04. You must have the non-root user account on your system with sudo privileges.

Install DataGrip

First we will download DataGrip using the official DataGrip download page using wget command. At the time writing this tutorial, the current latest version available is 2019.1.2. You can check latest version for installation if you want.

sudo wget

Now extract the downloaded package using the following command.

tar -xvf datagrip-2019.1.2.tar.gz

Navigate inside the extracted directory.

cd datagrip-2019.1.2

Now to run DataGrip like normal programs you should create symbolic link using the following command.

sudo ln -s ./datagrip-2019.1.2/bin/ /usr/bin/datagrip

Start DataGrip

You can launch DataGrip using the following command.


On starting DataGrip first time you will be asked to import settings. If you have settings from older version then you can import or select “Do not import settings”.


You have successfully learned how to install DataGrip on Ubuntu 18.04. If you have any queries regarding this then please don’t forget to comment below.