How-to Install Latest MySQL Server/Client on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty 32/64-bit Easy Guide

March 9, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Latest MySQL 5.7+ on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty 32/64-bit

The Tutorial Shows You How-to Get Always Freshly Installed the Latest MySQL 5.7.X on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux.

Sometimes You should Easily getting installed the Latest MySQL Version Simply by the Apt Ubuntu Repos but that’s Not Ever True.

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

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

Install Latest MySQL on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Featured
  1. Download Latest MySQL Apt Repo for Ubuntu Linux:

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


    Install Latest MySQL on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Open Terminal
  3. Installing MySQL .deb Apt Repo

    sudo su

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

    dpkg -i mysql-apt-config*.deb
  4. Installing MySQL Server & Client

    apt-get update
    apt-get install mysql-server mysql-client
  5. Strongly Recommended MySQL Server Secure SetUp:

    MySQL Secure Server SetUp
  6. Starting the MySQL Server

    sudo su -c "mysqld_safe --user=mysql &"

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