[Sybase ASE] How to install Sybase on Linux

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  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Sybase ASE/16.0 SP03 PL02/EBF

Hi guys, I’m going to show how to install Sybase DB on Ubuntu Linux.


Download ASE community edition from

You’ve to click try now, then press register and download ASE suite for linux (in my case). Unzip the file and follow the instruction after that you run this command:

$ cd /path/to/download/ase_suite

$ tar -xvf file_name

$ ./setup.bin -i console

How to start Sybase Server

$ cd /home/path/to/sapase/

$ . ./

$ cd ASE_16_0/
$ cd install/

#run start server
$ startserver -f RUN_filename

#run start bck
$ startserver -f RUN_PROD

How to show server

$ ps -eaf | grep -i ase

How to connect db

$ isql64 -U sa -SProd 


#check version
1> select @@version
2> go

Thank you guys for your attention!

Stay tuned #IThack

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