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upgrade mysql client tools from 5.5 to 5.6 on ubuntu
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/mysql-experimental
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get remove mysql-client-5.5
sudo apt-get install mysql-client-5.6
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iamkingsleyf commented Feb 17, 2015

Will this affect my databases??

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ricwambugu commented Jan 3, 2018

Here is the output on trying to remove mysql-client
It seems likely that it will remove the server.

The following packages will be REMOVED:
mysql-client-5.5 mysql-server mysql-server-5.5 mysql-workbench
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 4 to remove and 120 not upgraded.
After this operation, 136 MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n]

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