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Chapter 2 Downloading the MySQL for Linux Generic Binary Package

To download the latest MySQL Enterprise Edition for Linux x86-64 generic binary package, perform the following steps. If you already have the latest package, you can skip this procedure.

  1. On the MySQL Downloads page, select Enterprise from the menu bar.

  2. Under MySQL Enterprise Edition (commercial), click Trial Download.

  3. Sign into the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud site. Create an account if you do not have one.

  4. On the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud page:

    • Select Release from the drop-down list.

    • Type MySQL Server in the text box.

    • Select MySQL Server 5.7.xx from list to add it to your shopping cart, where xx is the latest MySQL 5.7 Server release.

    • Click Selected Software next to the shopping cart icon.

    • Select Linux x86-64 from the Platform / Languages drop-down list.

    • Click Continue.

  5. Review the Oracle Standard Terms and Restrictions and select the check box indicating that you have reviewed and accept the terms of the Commercial License, Special Programs License, and/or Trial License. Click Continue.

  6. Deselect all MySQL Enterprise Edition packages except for MySQL Database 5.7.xx TAR for Generic Linux x86 (64bit). Click Download.

    If your browser is not compatible with the download manager, click on the zip file name to start the download. The zip file name is similar to VXXXXXX-XX.zip, where XXXXXX-XX is a numerical identifier.

  7. When the zip file download completes, extract the contents of the zip file to a location of your choice. The extracted files include those shown in the following table:

    Table 2.1 MySQL Package and Signature Files for Source files

    File TypeFile Name
    README fileREADME.txt
    MD5 signature filemysql-advanced-5.7.xx-linux-glibc2.12-x86_64.tar.gz.md5
    GPG signature filemysql-advanced-5.7.xx-linux-glibc2.12-x86_64.tar.gz.asc
    Distribution filemysql-advanced-5.7.xx-linux-glibc2.12-x86_64.tar.gz


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