in This post we will describe how to connect to SQLite from the command line using the sqlite3 program.
CONNECTING TO SQLITE FROM THE COMMAND LINE
To connect to SQLite from the command line, follow these steps:
1.Log in to your account using SSH.
2.At the command line, type the following command, replacing example.db with the name of the database file that you want to use:
The database filename can be whatever you want. If the database file does not exist, SQLite will create it. If the database file already exists, SQLite will open the database contained in the file.
3.After you access a database, you can use regular SQL statements to run queries, create tables, insert data, and more. Additionally:
- To display a current list of tables in the database, type the following command at the sqlite> prompt:
- To view the structure of a table, type the following command at the sqlite> prompt. Replace table with the name of the table that you want to view:
- To view a complete list of sqlite3 commands, type .help at the sqlite> prompt.
- To exit the sqlite3 program, type .quit at the sqlite> prompt.