Jan 13, 2013

How to Install MySQL Workbench on Linux Mint and Ubuntu

Working on the web or the web based application is commonly interesting. It needs smart analysis to create a powerful web-based application. For the programmer, the basic concept of the application created is one of the most important thing during programming steps. Basically it reveals the whole structure of the application programmed.

Commonly programmers draw the basic concept of application before programming. As the basic, the concept comprises of the entities relation and dependencies. This concept then is being translatted into the source code.


MySQL workbench is one of the most powerful tool to help developer to create the basic application design. It make the developer easier to create the map on how to relate on database to the other entities. Create by Oracle, MySQL workbench can be installed for free on the various operating system, including Ubuntu and it's variant such as Linux Mint, Fedora, Oracle, Red hat, and the Mac OS as well.

Basically The workbench provides these main feature:
  1. Database modeling and design 
  2.  Database administration 
  3. SQL Development tool
This tutorial will help you to install MySQL workbench on Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Follow these steps:

Download the package from MySQL official website, here. Once you finished, you need to go to the folder where the file is stored. Use terminal for all these actions.

Run this command on Your terminal:
sudo dpkg -i mysql-workbench-gpl-5.2.44-1ubu1004-i386.deb
if You fail to install using that command, try this command:
sudo apt-get install -f
Now You have the powerful SQL designer application on Linux Mint or Ubuntu.