How to install MySql Server 5 on Ubuntu

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NOTE: Tried and tested on Ubuntu 10.04

  • Open a new Command Line Window 
  • Execute the following command to install MySql Server 5
    sudo apt-get install mysql-server
  • If you wish to use MySql together with PHP 5 you will need to install the PHPmodule for MySql 5. To do this open a Command Line Window and execute the following command
    sudo apt-get install php5-mysql

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