To open the Terminal, go to Application > Accessories > Terminal
Type the following command at terminal.
- $sudo apt-get install mysql-server
- mysql comes with no root password. To set the root password, type:
$mysqladmin -u root password your-new-password
$sudo /etc/init.d/mysql restart
- Install mysql query browser
$sudo apt-get install mysql-query-browser
- After installing, go to Applications > Programming > MySQL Query Browser to connect to mysql as shown below.
Enter Server Hostname, Username and Password. Click on Connect and MySQL is now installed on Ubuntu.