Troubleshooting SQL Server Installation On Ubuntu

Kevin Feasel

2017-11-08

Linux

Mike Hays walks through an issue he experienced when trying to install SQL Server on Ubuntu:

Problem:

With the new install of Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-87-generic x86_64), different attempts at installing SQL Server resulted in the error: “E: Unable to locate package mssql-server”.

Read on for the solution.

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