One of the reasons MySQL is so popular is that it runs on so many platforms. Whether you run Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, OpenSolaris, or some other platform, there is likely a matching version of MySQL. Because each of these popular platforms is unique, so are the installation procedures for them. In this section, we provide links to tutorials that details how to install MySQL on your platform of choice.
Just as there are various flavors of Linux, there are many different ways to install MySQL on Linux distributions. The following are some links to resources that Linux users should find helpful.