SQLite is a lightweight, high-performance, self-contained relational database management system that is widely used for various applications. If you’re running Rocky Linux 8 and want to install SQLite, this step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the process.
Before you begin the installation, make sure you have the following:
- Rocky Linux 8: Ensure you have a working Rocky Linux 8 installation.
- Terminal: Access to the terminal or command line interface with root or sudo privileges.
Now that you have the prerequisites in place, let’s proceed with the installation.
Step 1: Update Your System
Before installing any new software, it’s a good practice to update your system’s package list and upgrade the existing packages. Open your terminal and run the following commands:
sudo dnf update
This will ensure that your system has the latest package information and updates.
Step 2: Install SQLite
SQLite is available in the Rocky Linux 8 package repository. You can easily install it using the
dnf package manager. To do this, run the following command:
sudo dnf install sqlite
The system will prompt you to confirm the installation. Type ‘y’ and press Enter to proceed.
Step 3: Verify the Installation
To verify that SQLite has been successfully installed, you can check the version of SQLite by running the following command:
You should see the installed SQLite version in the output.
Step 4: Start Using SQLite
With SQLite installed, you can start using it right away. To open an interactive SQLite prompt, simply type:
This will open a new SQLite shell where you can execute SQL commands and manage your databases.
You’ve successfully installed SQLite on your Rocky Linux 8 system. You can now use SQLite to create, manage, and query databases for your applications. This lightweight database management system is highly versatile and can be used for a wide range of projects. If you’re new to SQLite, be sure to explore its documentation and tutorials to harness the full power of this powerful database system.