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The MySQL that comes with Ubuntu 10.04.2 is 5.1.41, which is distributed by MySQL with InnoDB 1.0.5. But for some reason Ubuntu ships it with InnoDB 1.0.

Can I install InnoDB 1.0.5 (or newer?)

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You will need to build mysql from source. Instructions for your particular distro are found on google, the mysql site will also have generic linux install info.

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Why? What's the purpose of the plugin architecture if I have to rebuild mysql? – John Bachir Sep 15 '11 at 7:01

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