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MySQL 8 Cookbook by Karthik Appigatla

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Using APT Repositories

  1. Reconfigure MySQL and choose the older version:
shell> sudo dpkg-reconfigure mysql-apt-config
  1. Run apt-get update:
shell> sudo apt-get update
  1. Remove the current version:
shell> sudo apt-get remove mysql-community-server mysql-client mysql-common mysql-community-client mysql-community-client-core mysql-community-server mysql-community-server-core -yshell> sudo apt-get autoremove
  1. Install the older version (autoselected since you have reconfigured):
shell> sudo apt-get install -y mysql-server

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