I have faced several issues with MySQL installation while setting it up in my system. Hope this article will help you fix the mysql related issues. Here, I document the various steps I have taken to update MySQL installation.
To remove or uninstall Mysql Client Core 5.5 separately, I used the following commands:
sudo apt-get remove --purge mysql-server mysql-client mysql-common sudo apt-get remove --purge mysql-client-core-5.5 sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get autoclean sudo rm -rf /var/lib/mysql
Now install or reinstall mysql client and server:
sudo apt-get install mysql-server sudo apt-get install mysql-client sudo apt-get install mysql-workbench
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