Using YUM repositories

  1. Find the Red Hat or CentOS version:
shell> cat /etc/redhat-releaseCentOS Linux release 7.3.1611 (Core)
  1. Add the MySQL Yum repository to your system's repository list. This is a one-time operation that can be performed by installing an RPM provided by MySQL. You can download the MySQL YUM Repository from and choose the file depending on your OS. Install the downloaded release package with the following command, replacing the name with the platform- and version-specific package name of the downloaded RPM package:
shell> sudo yum localinstall -y mysql57-community-release-el7-11.noarch.rpmLoaded plugins: fastestmirrorExamining mysql57-community-release-el7-11.noarch.rpm: mysql57-community-release-el7-11.noarch ...

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