Daily Archives: 08.08.2014

Installing mysql 5.6 on Debian Wheezy

Add the Repo: wget http://repo.mysql.com/mysql-apt-config_0.2.1-1debian7_all.deb dpkg -i mysql-apt-config_0.2.1-1debian7_all.deb The above package will create a file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mysql.list which will contain lines like these or similar: deb http://repo.mysql.com/apt/debian/ wheezy mysql-5.6 deb-src http://repo.mysql.com/apt/debian/ wheezy mysql-5.6 Install mysql 5.6: apt-get update apt-get install mysql-server-5.6

Choosing the fastest Mirror on Debian

On Debian there's a tool that finds out which is the fastest/nearest mirror and creates a sources.list file for you: netselect-apt The installation: apt-get update apt-get install netselect-apt To find the fastest/nearest mirror: netselect-apt Backup your old sources.list: mv /etc/apt/sources.list{,.bak} Replace it with the new one: cp sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list Update and install your packages: apt-get […]