How-to Install Latest MySQL 5.7.X Server/Client on Oracle Linux 6.X 32/64bit Easy Guide

March 10th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest MySQL 5.7+ on Oracle Linux 6 32/64bit

The Tutorial Shows You How-to Get Always Freshly Installed the Latest MySQL 5.7.X on Oracle Linux 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.7/6.8 Desktop/Server i686/x8664.

Take Note: for a Production Environment it is Suitable to Use Instead the Distro Packages!

To Get Constantly Installed the Latest MySQL Server/Client Release on Oracle Linux You will Need to Download from Oracle the Latest MySQL Community Edition Package.

An Important Step to Take into Account After Installation is to Secure the MySQL Server Installation by the Proper Tool.

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  1. Download Latest MySQL Bundle for Red Hat Linux:

    Get Latest MySQL .rpm.tar 32/64bit
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Latest MySQL on Oracle Linux 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.7/6.8 - Open Terminal

    Or Login into Shell…

  3. Extract MySQL Rpm

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    cd [/path/2]/mysql*.rpm-bundle.tar
    tar xvf mysql*.rpm-bundle.tar
  4. Installing MySQL Rpm’s

    yum install mysql*.rpm
  5. Strongly Recommended MySQL Server Secure SetUp:

    MySQL Secure Server SetUp
  6. Starting the MySQL Server

    mysqld_safe --user=mysql &
  7. Testing MySQL root Access

    exit
    mysql -uroot -p

    Troubleshooting Access Denied for User root:

    Resetting MySQL root Password
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