I want to install the latest version of MySQL on my Ubuntu 22.04.01 LTS desktop, then try to use it as a local database, but I have been confused because there are a lot of different files here:


I don't know which file(s) are needed to be downloaded?

Also the same issue here for the MySQL Workbench:


There are two different files for downloading for Ubuntu 22.04!

  • Why not following this article or this one? Dec 7, 2022 at 20:13
  • @ErgestBasha: I wanted to learn how to install the latest version? Dec 7, 2022 at 20:28
  • The latest version will be installed. You could download mysql-server_8.0.31-1ubuntu22.04_amd64.deb (Select Operating System: Ubuntu Linux ,Select OS Version: Ubuntu Linux 22.04) and install it with dpkg -i mysql-server_8.0.31-1ubuntu22.04_amd64.deb but you have to follow an order during install if I'm not mistaken (it's been a while since I last installed from .deb). Dec 7, 2022 at 20:33
  • @ErgestBasha: Thank you! Do you know for the Worckbench wich file should I download? There are a 30MB and a 60MB file when I search for it in the second link I put in my question. Also when I try to install it using sudo apt install mysql-workbench-community it gives me the following error: E: Unable to locate package mysql-workbench-community Dec 7, 2022 at 20:42
  • (mysql-workbench-community_8.0.31-1ubuntu22.04_amd64.deb) I guess, i never use MySQL workbench. Follow this tutorial phoenixnap.com/kb/mysql-workbench-ubuntu Dec 7, 2022 at 20:51

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If you look at the descriptions of the packages/bundles/debs some have this string: "dbgsym" those are installs with debugging symbols installed. Probably you do not want those (if you did want them, you would know) On your Worksapce Question: the 60M field are debug symbols.

As Ergest said above that package is the APT configuration, (its 65K) once that is complete two more commands: sudo apt update && sudo apt install

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