Create a file
/etc/apt/sources.list.d/monetdb.list with the following contents (replacing "
suite" with your system's code name which you may be able to get by running the command
deb https://dev.monetdb.org/downloads/deb/ suite monetdb deb-src https://dev.monetdb.org/downloads/deb/ suite monetdb
Then issue the following command to install the MonetDB GPG public key:
sudo wget --output-document=/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/monetdb.gpg /downloads/MonetDB-GPG-KEY.gpg
Check that you installed the correct file by using
sudo apt-key finger
Check that the output for the file
/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/monetdb.gpg contains the correct fingerprint:
8289 A5F5 75C4 9F50 22F8 EE20 F654 63E2 DF0E 54F3.
After this, you can use
apt to install the MonetDB packages. First run:
sudo apt update
To install MonetDB/SQL, use the command:
sudo apt install monetdb5-sql monetdb-client
If you wish (and your system uses it), you can have
systemd manage the MonetDB service. If you do, the databases will be in
sudo systemctl enable monetdbd sudo systemctl start monetdbd
Add any users who are allowed to run a database server to the
monetdb group, which was automatically created in the previous step. This command does that for the current user:
sudo usermod -a -G monetdb $USER
Then log out and back in again to activate this change. After this you can run
Further information about the "Jul2021-SP2" release is available in the release notes.