Tutorial to install Robot 3T or Studio 3T free on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy JellyFish using the command line to get a Graphical user interfaces for managing your Mongo DB server instance.
Robo 3T offer MongoDB a GUI interface tool that is maintained and provided by the developers of MongoDB client Studio 3T (paid one with 30 days trial). Formerly, Robo 3T is known as Robomongo, and now Studio 3T Free. It is also a cross-platform MongoDB GUI management tool available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. On one hand, the Studio 3T is a paid tool, whereas the Studio 3T Free is a free version with users can build queries using drag and drop functionality, generate driver code in seven languages, break down aggregation queries, plus more.
It allows CSV, JSON, SQL, and BSON import/export, MongoDB task scheduling, data masking for protection, data schema exploration, real-time code auto-completion, and more.
Studio 3T Free core features:
⇒ Native and cross-platform MongoDB manager
⇒ Easy to handle interface
⇒ Lightweight MongoDB GUI provider
⇒ Less consumption of system resources
⇒ Visual tool helping you manage Database
⇒ Has embedded real MongoDB shell
⇒ Real auto-completion
⇒ Support for importing from MongoDB SRV connection strings
⇒ Support for SCRAM-SHA-256 auth mechanism
⇒ Create/Edit/View User
⇒ Supported cloud platforms are MongoDB Atlas, Compose, mLab, ObjectRocket, ScaleGrid, Amazon EC2
Steps to install Robo 3T or Studio 3T free on Ubuntu 22.04
The steps given here can be used for other versions of Ubuntu such as 20.04 or 18.04 including on Linux such as Debian, Linux Mint, and more…
Update Ubuntu 22.04
Let’s execute the given command to install the latest available security updates for our system. This will also rebuild the system’s APT package index. Open your terminal and run:
sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade
Download Studio 3T free (Robo 3T)
Unfortunately, Studio 3T free version is not available to install using the standard repository of Ubuntu 22.04. Therefore, we have to download it manually from its website. Here is the link to visit.
Extract the Tar file
Once you have downloaded the Robot 3T now known as a Studio 3T Free, go to the Downloads directory. Because whatever we download using the browser goes into that.
On your command terminal, use:
Now, to see whether the downloaded file is there or not use:
As you are confirmed, the Studio 3T free file is there, extract it first:
tar -xvf studio-3t-linux-x64.tar.gz
Install Studio 3T free on Ubuntu 22.04
After extracting the Tar archived file we have downloaded, you will have a script to install Studio 3T free on Ubuntu 22.04 system.
Provide permission to execute it.
sudo chmod +x studio-3t-linux-x64.sh
Run the script to start the installation process:
sudo bash studio-3t-linux-x64.sh
As you run the script, a GUI Setup will open. Click on the Next button to start the Setup Wizard.
Select Destination Directory
By default, the setup wizard will create the installation directory for Studio 3T under the
/opt. If you want to change that then do that in this step otherwise leave the default settings as it is and click on the Next button.
Follow the Setup wizard and click on the Finish button to create a desktop shortcut.
To use Studio 3T Free on Ubuntu 22.04, we have to activate it first. For that when you will have the “Studio 3T activation Wizard” click on the Next button.
Soon, this will open the system browser to sign in to your Studio 3T account. If you don’t have one then either click on the “Sign up” link or use the “Continue with Google” button.
Enter the First Name and Last Name that you want to use to register the product.
Studio 3T free Interface on Ubuntu 22.04
Finally, you can connect to your Mongo DB instance to start managing it using the Studio 3T GUI Interface. Once the 30 days trial period is ended, your Studio 3T premium will automatically get converted to Studio 3T Free edition to use always as a free product.
Uninstall or Remove
In case due to any reason you need to remove Studio 3T, then here is the command to follow:
sudo bash /opt/studio3t/uninstall