Time for action—installing MySQL on Ubuntu

This tutorial shows you the procedure to install MySQL on Ubuntu.


In order to follow the tutorial you need to be connected to the Internet.

Please follow these instructions:

  1. Check that you have access to the Internet.
  2. Open the Synaptic package manager from System | Administration | SynapticPackage Manager.
    Time for action—installing MySQL on Ubuntu
  3. Under Quick search type mysql-server and click on the Search button.
  4. Among the results, locate mysql-server-5.1, click in the tiny square to the left,and select Mark for Installation
  5. You'll be prompted for confirmation. Click on Mark.
  6. Now search for a package named mysql-admin.
  7. When found, mark it for installation ...

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