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QNAP - Location of sqlite3 ...? Where can I find sqlite3?

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It seems that sqlite3 (standard command line tool to work with SQLite databases), is nowhere to be found in the default search path of your QNAP.
However, I found it to be install several times ...

With SSH, go to your QNAP and cd to the root and do a search for sqlite3:

cd /
find -name sqlite3  


Depending on the storage capacity on your QNAP this may take a while, and possibly produce a list, something like this:

[/] # find -name sqlite3                                                                  


Many many more were listed - caution hower: some of these are directories and not executable, so verify that before linking!
You could make a link in the directory you're working in (just an example - you may not have mono installed):

ln -s /share/CACHEDEV1_DATA/.qpkg/Qmono/bin/sqlite3 .


Or even better, in a location that is found in (or added to) the PATH environment variable.
I did notice that "/opt/bin" seems common, but I did not have that directory so I had to create it and it to the env variable.

mkdir /opt/bin
export PATH=/opt/bin:$PATH
cd /opt/bin
ln -s /share/CACHEDEV1_DATA/.qpkg/Qmono/bin/sqlite3 .


You'll have "sqlite3" now available no matter where you're at 😁 


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