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MySQL™ and JSP™ Web Applications: Data-Driven Programming Using Tomcat and MySQL by James Turner

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Installing MySQL Under Linux

Installing under Linux is as simple as installing under Windows. The only difference is that you use the Linux RPM package manager instead of an installation binary.

Downloading the Binary Distribution

Point your browser to:

http://www.mysql.com/downloads/mysql-3.23.html.

If you are running a Redhat Linux release or another release that supports the RPM file format, click the each of the five Linux Red Hat RPM download links. Save them to /tmp.

If you are not running a RPM-compatible version of Linux, download the tar.gz file for your hardware architecture to /tmp.

Installing the Linux MySQL Distribution

If you downloaded the RPM version of the distribution, cd to /tmp and, as root, do an rpm --install on each of ...

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