Install Liquibase on Linux/Unix

You can install Liquibase on your Linux machine by following the steps on this page.

Tip: To install Liquibase on a Linux machine using the Debian/Ubuntu package installer, see Install Liquibase on Linux with Debian/Ubuntu. For the Red Hat/CentOS package manager, see Install Liquibase on Linux with Red Hat/CentOS.


  1. Click Download Liquibase to download the Liquibase Installation Files.
  2. Extract the contents to a local directory.
  3. (Optional) Add the Liquibase installation directory to your system PATH. Open the ~/.bashrc file (if you use Bash) or ~/.zshrc (if you use Zsh) and add this line:
  4. Example: export PATH=$PATH:<path to liquibase installation>

    Restart the shell session to load the new changes.

  5. From a command line or terminal, type liquibase --version to verify that Liquibase has been installed successfully.

Need help? See Installation Troubleshooting.

Next steps

  1. Introduction to Liquibase – Dive into Liquibase concepts
  2. Get Started with Liquibase – Learn how to use Liquibase with an example database
  3. Design Your Liquibase Project – Create a new Liquibase project folder and organize your changelogs
  4. Liquibase Database Tutorials – Configure Liquibase to work with your own database
  5. How to Apply Your Liquibase Pro License Key – If you use Liquibase Pro, activate your license