MySQL is a free to download multi-platform database management system.
Assuming you require a Debian distribution, please follow these simple steps for download and installation.
To get started, open your terminal with:
Then, run the following commands one after the other:
sudo apt-get update
Type your password, there will not be any visual feedback. Hit Enter.
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install mysql-server
At this point, your installation will begin. You shall be prompted to enter a password. Choose a strong one which you'll remember.
The default host is 127.0.0.1
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