2.1.2 How to Get MySQL
Check our downloads page at https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/ for information about the current version of MySQL and for downloading instructions. For a complete up-to-date list of MySQL download mirror sites, see https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mirrors.html . You can also find information there about becoming a MySQL mirror site and how to report a bad or out-of-date mirror.
For RPM-based Linux platforms that use Yum as their package management system, MySQL can be installed using the MySQL Yum Repository . See Section 2.5.1, “Installing MySQL on Linux Using the MySQL Yum Repository” for details.
For Debian-based Linux platforms, MySQL can be installed using the MySQL APT Repository . See Section 2.5.3, “Installing MySQL on Linux Using the MySQL APT Repository” for details.
For SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) platforms, MySQL can be installed using the MySQL SLES Repository . See Section 2.5.4, “Installing MySQL on Linux Using the MySQL SLES Repository” for details.
To obtain the latest development source, see Section 2.9.5, “Installing MySQL Using a Development Source Tree”.