How to install Mysql server 5.1 in Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Long Term Support) actually include Mysql Server 5.0 only.

In order to install the version 5.1 you need to add additionals DEB repository to your APT’s config.

For instance append those two new repository to your /etc/apt/sources.list files:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/monty/ubuntu gutsy main universe restricted multiverse

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/smurf/ubuntu gutsy main universe restricted multiverse

Then you can install it:

apt-get update
apt-get install mysql-server-5.1

That’s it, have fun.

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