17.00 - Installing Teradata ODBC Driver on Ubuntu - Teradata R Package

Teradata® R Package User Guide

Teradata R Package
November 2020
User Guide
PrerequisiteInstall the GNU Standard C++ Library before installing Teradata ODBC driver. In Ubuntu command line interface, run the command:
sudo apt-get install lib32stdc++6
  1. Download the Teradata ODBC driver for Ubuntu from Teradata Access Portal.
    1. Go to https://support.teradata.com.
    2. Log in.
    3. Download the Teradata ODBC driver for Ubuntu from the DOWNLOADS page.
    There are two separate ODBC driver files on the Teradata ODBC Driver for Linux download page: one specific for Ubuntu, and one for other types of Linux.

    If you are using Ubuntu, make sure you download the ODBC Driver for Ubuntu.

    Teradata recommends to use the ODBC version that matches the version of the database you connect to.
  2. Extract the downloaded file using the command:
    tar -xvzf downloaded_file
  3. Install the extracted deb package in the sub-folder tdodbc1620 using the command:
    sudo dpkg -i extracted_deb_file