How to Install Latest MySQL Server/Client on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Easy Guide

March 11, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

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




The Tutorial shows you How to Get Always Freshly Installed the Latest MySQL 5.7.X on Kubuntu 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 Kubuntu 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.

Step-by-step – MySQL Workbench Linux Mint 20 Installation
  1. Download Latest MySQL Server for Ubuntu

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

    Install the Latest MySQL on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Open Terminal
  3. Installing GDebi Package Installer.

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    sudo apt-get install gdebi
  4. Installing MySQL .deb.

    gdebi /[path/2]/mysql*debian*.deb
  5. Post-Installation Configuration.

    groupadd mysql
    useradd -r -g mysql mysql
    chown -R mysql:mysql /opt/mysql
    /opt/mysql/server*/scripts/mysql_install_db --user=mysql
    chown -R root /opt/mysql
    chown -R mysql /opt/mysql/server*/data
  6. Setting the User PATH.

    su [myUser]
    cd  
    nano .bashrc

    Append:

    export PATH=$PATH:/opt/mysql/server-[Version]/bin

    Ctrl+X to Save & Exit from nano :)

    Load New PATH:

    bash
  7. Strongly Recommended MySQL Server Secure SetUp

    MySQL Secure Server SetUp
  8. Starting the MySQL Server.

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

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