MySQL Workbench is a powerful tool to manage your MySQL Server. The new version of MySQL Workbench 6.2.5 can be downloaded and installed for free on Ubuntu based Linux. This tutorial will guide you to the installation of MySQL Workbench 6.2.5 on Ubuntu 16.04 via official repository by MySQL developer.
First download the mysql-apt-config file and install it. This will automatically configure Ubuntu system repository for MySQL products such as MySQL Server and MySQL Workbench.
sudo gdebi mysql-apt-config_0.7.3-1_all.deb
Follow on screen installation wizard. Make sure MySQL Tool and Connector is enabled.
sudo apt-get install mysql-workbench
Wait until the installation completed and then you can run MySQL Workbench from Ubuntu Dash Menu.