How to Install Latest MySQL Server/Client on openSUSE 12.X Linux Easy Guide

March 11, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Install the Latest MySQL 5.7+ on openSUSE 12 32/64-bit

The Tutorial shows you How to Get Always Freshly Installed the Latest MySQL 5.7.X on openSUSE 12.1/12.2/12.3 Desktop/Server Linux 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 openSUSE you will Need to Download from Oracle the Latest MySQL Community Edition SLES Rpm Bundle.

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

Install the Latest MySQL on openSUSE 12.1/12.2/12.3 - Featured
  1. Download Latest MySQL Bundle for SUSE Linux

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

    Install the Latest MySQL on openSUSE 12.1/12.2/12.3 - Open Terminal

    Or Login into Shell…

  3. Extract MySQL Rpm.

    sudo su

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

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

    cd MySQL*sles*rpm-bundle/
    sudo zypper in mysql*.rpm

    May be Necessary to Confirm for MariaDb Remotion…

  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.

    mysql -uroot -p

    Troubleshooting Access Denied for User root

    Resetting MySQL root Password

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