How to install HeidiSQL on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

HeidiSQL is free and open source administration software. Heidi allows you to view and modify data and structures from computers running one of the MariaDB, MySQL, Microsoft SQL or PostgreSQL database systems.
Invented in 2002 by Ansgar, with a development peak between 2009 and 2013, HeidiSQL belongs to the most popular tools for MariaDB and MySQL worldwide.

Let’s take a look at how to install HeidiSQL under Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. To install heidisql on Ubuntu, we must install wine.

Install Wine

There are three ways to install Wine on ubuntu. The stable version can be downloaded from the official Ubuntu repository, from the Wine repository, or built directly from the source. I would recommend downloading it via the Ubuntu repository from the command line:

sudo apt-get install wine-stable

Download HeidiSQL

Download HeidiSQL from the official site .

Or download HeidiSQL using the terminal:


Install HeidiSQL using Wine

To install HeidiSQL using Wine, open the terminal and issue the following command:

wine HeidiSQL_10.2.0.5599_Setup.exe

Follow the simple steps for installing HeidiSQL.


The installation of HeidiSQL on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is complete.

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