I want to install MySQL server 5.5 on ubuntu 10.10 and 11.10 servers but have not yet found a problem free PPA or installation method as of yet. Has anyone managed to do this with the said versions of ubuntu?


Funny thing. Someone in another post suggested going to this URL:


I got that link from this DBA StackExchange post by @galador:


Give it a Try !!!

  • Thanks. I'll give that a go. I just tried sorok7.blogspot.com/2011/12/… and almost succeeded. – Dark Star1 Dec 20 '11 at 20:05
  • by the way I should mention that this ppa doesn't seem to have it for 10.10, but it works fine for 11.10 – Dark Star1 Dec 21 '11 at 13:43
  • Been a while since this was started but I finally migrated over to using MariaDB and I must say I prefer it. – Dark Star1 Jan 31 '13 at 17:10
  • I hope my answer was helpful from back in the day. Can I get a +1 please ??? – RolandoMySQLDBA Jan 31 '13 at 17:12

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