What are the steps to install MySQL 5.6 on Ubuntu 18.04 or 20.04 system?
I know that MySQL 5.6 version is not available in 18.04 and 20.04 apt repos. Any other way to install this particular version?
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Finally found a way to install mysql 5.6 on ubuntu 18.04 / 20.04. We can install it via deb https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/linux-installation-debian.html
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If you are comfortable with Docker, that would be the fastest solution. You can spin up a container with MySQL 5.6 quite easily and not have to worry that an OS update will b0rk the SQL installation. - matigo
MySQL 5.6 is outdated and not longer supported. So you should think about if 5.7 or MariaDB would work for you as their are compatible in most cases. - nbk
You could use a source code install - it's quite easy if you carefully follow the instructions. - Vérace