Installing and Configuring Apache Superset on Ubuntu Linux


To install and configure Apache Superset on Ubuntu Linux, you can follow these steps:

  1. Install Required Dependencies: Start by installing the necessary dependencies. Open a terminal and run the following command to install the required packages:
sudo apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev libffi-dev python3-dev python3-pip libsasl2-dev libldap2-dev


Create a Virtual Environment: It is recommended to install Superset inside a virtual environment. You can create and activate a virtual environment using the following commands:

python3 -m venv superset-venv
source superset-venv/bin/activate


Install Apache Superset: Once the virtual environment is activated, you can install Apache Superset using pip:

pip install apache-superset

and the most important part:

sudo pip install SQLAlchemy==1.3.23

Initialize the Database: After installing Superset, you need to initialize the database. Run the following command:

superset db upgrade


Create an Admin User: Next, create an admin user for Superset by running the following command:

superset fab create-admin


Load Examples (Optional): If you want to load example dashboards and datasets, you can run the following command:

superset load_examples


Initialize Superset: Finally, initialize Superset by running the following command:

superset init


Start Superset: You can start Superset by running the following command:

  1. superset run -p 8088 -h --with-threads --reload --debugger Source:

Please note that these instructions are based on the available search results and may vary depending on your specific Ubuntu version and setup.