How to install MariaDb instead of MySQL Server on Debian 8.5

July 4, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More

By default, when we attempting to execute apt-get install mysql-server on Debian 8.5, we will have MySQL Server installed. But, actually I want to install MariaDb instead of MySQL server on my Debian. We cannot install MariaDb Server using apt-get install mariadb-server or such. We need to first add the MariaDb repository to Debian 8 Jessie.

Add MariaDb Repository to Debian 8 Jessie

Open Terminal or connect via SSH if you connect to Debian remotely and execute these commands in sequential

Please note that those command must be executed as root.

Now update your system and install MariaDb

Now your MariaDb Server should be ready in a moment. For more information, please visit the official website for MariaDb.

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