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How To Install Beekeeper Studio on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

In this article, we will show you how to install Beekeeper Studio on Ubuntu systems.

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Beekeeper Studio is built and maintained by Matthew Rathbone in Dallas, TX.

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Install Beekeeper Studio on Ubuntu-APT method

Follow the steps below to get started with Beekeeper Studio :

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • Beekeeper Studio package is not available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it via importing BeeKeeper repo as follows:
echo "deb stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/beekeeper-studio-app.list
  • Run the command below to reflect on added repo.
sudo apt update -y
  • Then install Beekeeper Studio as shown below:
sudo apt install beekeeper-studio  -y

Snap method

Follow the steps below to get started with Beekeeper Studio:

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • you can install Beekeeper Studio with snapd manager:

Snap is a software packaging and deployment system developed by Canonical for operating systems that use the Linux kernel. The packages, called snaps, and the tool for using them, snapd, work across a range of Linux distributions and allow upstream software developers to distribute their applications directly to users. Snaps are self-contained applications running in a sandbox with mediated access to the host system.

So, Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

  • Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions, So install snap then install Beekeeper Studio via snap manager as shown below
sudo apt update -y
sudo apt install snapd -y
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap
sudo snap install core
sudo snap install beekeeper-studio 

Access Beekeeper Studio

  • You can search on the system search bar by typing Beekeeper Studio as follows
  • Also snap users can open it with
sudo snap run beekeeper-studio
  • Beekeeper Studio will be launched as shown below

How to Remove (Uninstall) Beekeeper Studio

  • Remove Beekeeper Studio APT Method
sudo apt autoremove beekeeper-studio --purge -y
sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/beekeeper-studio-app.list
  • Remove Beekeeper Studio with Snap Remove Method:
sudo snap remove --purge beekeeper-studio


That’s it



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