mysql-server - MySQL Server meta package depending on latest version

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository MySQL 5.6 Server amd64
Package name mysql-server
Package version 5.6.43
Package release 1debian8
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 47 B
Download size 12.13 KB
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The MySQL(TM) software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user,
and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server
is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well
as for embedding into mass-deployed software. MySQL is a trademark of
Oracle. This is a meta package that depends on the latest mysql server
package available in the repository.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mysql-server_5.7.25-1debian8_amd64.deb 5.7.25 amd64 MySQL 5.7 Server
mysql-server_5.7.25-1debian8_i386.deb 5.7.25 i386 MySQL 5.7 Server
mysql-server_5.6.43-1debian8_i386.deb 5.6.43 i386 MySQL 5.6 Server
mysql-server_5.5.60-0+deb8u1_all.deb 5.5.60 all Debian Main
mysql-server_5.5.60-0+deb8u1_all.deb 5.5.60 all Debian Main
mysql-server - - -


Name Value
mysql-community-server = 5.6.43-1debian8


Type URL
Binary Package mysql-server_5.6.43-1debian8_amd64.deb
Source Package mysql-community

Install Howto

  1. Download latest mysql-apt-config deb from
  2. Install mysql-apt-config deb:
    # sudo dpkg -i mysql-apt-config_*.deb
  3. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  4. Install mysql-server deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mysql-server

See Also

Package Description
mysql-testsuite_5.6.43-1debian8_amd64.deb MySQL Testsuite meta package depending on latest version