How to check which version of MySQL you are running by using the CLI (Command Line Interface) on Linux

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In the CLI (Command Line Interface) type in the command below and hit enter

mysql --version

The results should look similar to the below with the Version Number in the string

mysql  Ver 14.12 Distrib 5.0.75, for debian-linux-gnu (i486) using readline 5.2

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