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I can't find "mysqlbinlog" utility in my Ubuntu server, i can see mysql, mysqldump, mysqlshow etc... command line utilities but not mysqlbinlog utility.

Can someone please help me from where I can get this utility and install it?

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mysqlbinlog utility is in mysql server package. You should try install mysql server.

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@Mahesh Patil mysql-server-5.5 in precise of architecture amd64: packages.ubuntu.com/precise/amd64/mysql-server-5.5/filelist –  jynus Aug 1 at 7:39
    
I am using TAR package and it's installed using "MySQL-Sandbox" –  Mahesh Patil Aug 1 at 9:11
    
Thanks for your help. I will figure it out. MySQL should include important utilities with generic TAR package as well. –  Mahesh Patil Aug 1 at 9:12

Probably you could try this command:

$ whereis mysqlbinlog
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Thanks a lot! @ypercube –  Wen Ren Sep 5 at 8:41

Try this

cd /
sudo find . -name mysqlbinlog

however, if it's not in the same directory as your mysqldump &c., it sounds like something has gone wrong with your install and you should uninstall and reinstall.

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