Oracle provides Debian packages for installation on Debian or Debian-like Linux systems. To obtain a package, see Section 2.1.3, "How to Get MySQL".
Debian distributions of MySQL are also provided by other vendors. Be aware that they may differ from those built by us in features, capabilities, and conventions (including communication setup), and that the instructions in this manual do not necessarily apply to installing them. The vendor's instructions should be consulted instead.
Debian package files have names in
is the MySQL version and
DVER is the Debian version. The
CPU value indicates the processor type or family for which the
package is built, as shown in the following table.
Table 2.12. MySQL Installation Packages for Linux CPU Identifiers
||Intended Processor Type or Family|
||Pentium processor or better, 32 bit|
||64-bit x86 processor|
After downloading a Debian package, use the following command to install it;
dpkg -i mysql-
The Debian package installs files in the
You may also need to install the
libaio library if it is not already present on
apt-get install libaio1