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Installing Percona Server for MySQL 5.7 from a Source Tarball

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The following instructions install Percona Server for MySQL 5.7 from a source tarball. The instructions to install Percona Server for MySQL 8.0 from a source tarball are available at this location.

Fetch and extract the source tarball from Percona Downloads. The following example downloads and extracts Percona Server for MySQL 5.7. 38-41 on Ubuntu 22.04:

$ wget https://downloads.percona.com/downloads/Percona-Server-5.7/Percona-Server-5.7.38-41/binary/debian/focal/x86_64/Percona-Server-5.7.38-41-rda46e5474f9-focal-x86_64-bundle.tar

The output lists the downloaded file:

...
Saving to: 'Percona-Server-5.7.38-41-rda46e5474f9-focal-x86_64-bundle.tar'
...

Extract the tar file:

$ tar xvf Percona-Server-5.7.38-41-rda46e5474f9-focal-x86_64-bundle.tar
The output lists the files:

libperconaserverclient20_5.7.38-41-1.focal_amd64.deb
libperconaserverclient20-dev_5.7.38-41-1.focal_amd64.deb
percona-server-5.7-dbg_5.7.38-41-1.focal_amd64.deb
percona-server-client-5.7_5.7.38-41-1.focal_amd64.deb
percona-server-common-5.7_5.7.38-41-1.focal_amd64.deb
percona-server-rocksdb-5.7_5.7.38-41-1.focal_amd64.deb
percona-server-server-5.7_5.7.38-41-1.focal_amd64.deb
percona-server-source-5.7_5.7.38-41-1.focal_amd64.deb
percona-server-test-5.7_5.7.38-41-1.focal_amd64.deb
percona-server-tokudb-5.7_5.7.38-41-1.focal_amd64.deb
Follow the instructions in Compiling Percona Server for MySQL 5.7 from Source to complete the installation.