How to Install Latest MySQL Server / Client on Fedora 23 Linux 32/64-bit Easy Guide

March 7, 2016 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Latest MySQL Quick-Start for Fedora 22/23

The Tutorial Shows You How-to Get Always Freshly Installed the Latest MySQL 5.7.X Community Edition Server+Client on Fedora 22/23/24/25/26/27/28/29 32/64-bit Desktop/Server.

MySQL is the world’s Most Popular Open Source Database. With its proven performance, reliability and ease-of-use, MySQL has become the leading database choice for web-based applications, used by high profile web properties including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Yahoo! and many more.

Especially relevant: for a Production Environment may be Suitable to Use Instead the MariaDB Distro Packages.

The new MySQL release for Fedora 22/23/24/25/26/27/28/29 will directly replace MariaDB components installed in the system …

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.

Install Latest MySQL on Fedora 22/23/24/25/26/27/28/29 - Featured
  1. Download Latest MySQL Bundle for Fedora Linux:

    Latest MySQL Bundle .rpm.tar 32/64-bit
  2. Open a Shell Session
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Latest MySQL on Fedora 22/23/24/25/26/27/28/29 - Open Terminal
  3. Extract MySQL Rpm Tar Package
    Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and put into /tmp/:

    Fedora 22/23/24/25/26/27/28/29 MySQL Quick-Start - Extraction
    Or from Shell:

    tar xvf mysql*.rpm-bundle.tar -C /tmp/
  4. Installing MySQL Rpm’s for Fedora

    sudo dnf install /tmp/mysql*.rpm

    The YUM dandified Installer will Manage all Dependencies…
    Install Latest MySQL on Fedora 22/23/24/25/26/27/28/29 - terminal

  5. Testing MySQL Installation

    which mysql
  6. Strongly Recommended MySQL Server Secure SetUp:

    MySQL Secure Server SetUp
  7. Starting the MySQL Server

    mysqld_safe --user=mysql &
  8. Testing MySQL root Access

    mysql -uroot -p

    Troubleshooting Access Denied for User root:

    Resetting MySQL root Password

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