How to Install MySQL on Ubuntu Desktop or Server

How to Install MySQL on Ubuntu Desktop or Server

🔥 Ready to harness the power of MySQL on your Ubuntu Desktop or Server? Look no further! In this comprehensive YouTube and step-by-step tutorial, we’ll walk you through the installation process, step by step.

🖥️ Whether you’re a developer, a database administrator, or just curious about databases, we’ve got you covered. Our easy-to-follow guide will ensure you have MySQL up and running in no time.

How to Install MySQL on Ubuntu Desktop or Server

The first thing you will need to do is have a Ubuntu desktop or server installed. We have tutorials that cover the installation of both:

Once you have Ubuntu installed, open the command line terminal and type the following to ensure your system is up-to-date:

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

Once this process has been completed, we are now ready to install MySQL.

Type the following command into the terminal command line

sudo apt install mysql-server mysql-client

The installation process for MySQL will start and when it is complete you can log in. In order to login you must have sudo privileges initially to login and create a user.

sudo mysql

Congratulations, you now have MySQL installed. The installation process is the same for both Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server.

All that remains now is to create a database and assign a user to that database. I will cover that in another tutorial.

To clear the MySQL console screen, simply use the hotkey Ctrl+l.


To exit MySQL type the following:


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