How to install mysql
on Linux Mint

mysql snap

mysql

Lars Tangvald (ltangvald)

Experimental MySQL Community snap

MySQL Snap Contains the minimal set of binaries needed for the MySQL server and client. This is meant as a way to try out MySQL with Snappy, and is not to be considered ready for production environments. Before running, the process control interface must be connected with the command «snap connect mysql:process-control»

Details for mysql

License
GPL-2.0
Last updated
27 January 2017

Enable snaps on Linux Mint and install mysql

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), and the latest releases, Linux Mint 19 (Tara) and Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa). You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu. To install snap from the Software Manager application, search for snapd and click Install.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

Either restart your machine, or log out and in again, to complete the installation.

Install mysql

To install mysql, simply use the following command:

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