How-to Install Latest MySQL Server/Client on OpenSUSE 12.X 32/64-bit Linux Easy Guide

March 11, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install 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 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 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 Look: Solution

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

    cd MySQL*sles*rpm-bundle/
    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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