Step 1 – Prerequisites
Login to your Debian 9 system using shell access. For remote systems connect with SSH. Windows users can use Putty or other alternatives applications for SSH connection.
Run below commands to upgrade the current packages to the latest version.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2 – Configure MySQL PPA
MySQL team provides official MySQL PPA for Debian Linux. You can download and install the package on your Debian system, which will add PPA file to your system. Run below command to enable PPA.
wget http://repo.mysql.com/mysql-apt-config_0.8.13-1_all.deb sudo dpkg -i mysql-apt-config_0.8.13-1_all.deb
During the installation of MySQL apt config package, It will prompt to select MySQL version to install. Select the MySQL 5.7 or 5.6 option to install on your system. Continue reading “Installing MySQL on Debian” »