How to Install Latest MySQL Server-Client on Fedora 18 Linux Easy Guide

March 12, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install the Latest MySQL 5.7+ on Fedora 18 32/64-bit




The Tutorial shows you How to Get Always Freshly Installed the Latest MySQL 5.7.X on Fedora 18 “Schrodinger’s Cat” Desktop/Server i386/amd64.

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 Fedora 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.

Step-by-step – MySQL Workbench Linux Mint 20 Installation
  1. Download Latest MySQL Bundle for Red Hat Linux

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

    Install the Latest MySQL on Fedora 18 - 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-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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