DB2 Express-C 9.7 can easily be installed on Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop edition by simply issuing
sudo ./db2setup. This will open up a launchpad and you’ll be able to install the product through a wizard. But what about setting up DB2 Express-C 9.7 on Ubuntu 9.04 Server edition? When you are ssh-ing into your VPS or dedicated sever, there are no GUIs to help you out.
IBM provides all the information on how to proceed through a series of detailed documents, which explain why each command is required and what your options are. But if you are looking for a single document that is slightly more concise in nature, you can read this excellent step by step guide that was published today on the blog bits.of.info.