Installing MySQL on Linux

Let us understand how to install MySQL on Linux −

Linux supports many different solutions to install MySQL. We will see how to install MySQL on Ubuntu 20.02. Following are the steps −

Step1 − Open Terminal and enter the following command −

Press Enter above and wait for download to complete.

Step 2 − Set Password

Use the mysql_secure_installation command and press enter to set password.

Step 3 − Now, enter the MySQL Console using the below command

Step 4 − Display all the databases using the “SHOW DATABASES’ command −

Now, start creating a new database and tables in it.

Updated on: 08-Mar-2021


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