Installing and starting the H2 database on Ubuntu/Linux Mint

It is a very simple and straightforward task. Download the H2 zip file (for example Version 1.3.176 (2014-04-05), Last Stable).
Open a terminal window
And then run:

cd
unzip h2*.zip
cd h2/bin
chmod +x h2.sh
./h2.sh

This should start the H2 server tool and open a browser window that lets you connect to a database.

H2 server tool

 

A bit of typing, few clicks and it’s installed and running.

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