How to upgrade MySQL 5.5 to MySQL 5.7 on Ubuntu 14.04

How to upgrade MySQL 5.5 to MySQL 5.7 on Ubuntu 14.04

In this tutorial, I will tell you how to upgrade your MySQL version on Ubuntu in simple steps.

This is very simple guide to upgrade version of MySQL from 5.5 to 5.6/5.7

This is very necessary to keep the softwares up to dates to get benefits.

To upgrade the version run following command one by one :

wget http://dev.mysql.com/get/mysql-apt-config_0.8.0-1_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i mysql-apt-config_0.8.0-1_all.deb
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install mysql-server

You will ask for the input when you run second command :

configure mysql version

Press enter to configure version of MySQL :

upgrade mysql version

After configuring MySQL version press OK.

When above command will executed successfully then you can check your MySQL version by running following line of command :

select version();

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