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Is there a way to install MySQL 5.5 using apt with the default ubuntu repositories without going third party?

I would like to stick to Apt for update/security patching purposes instead of installing a stand-alone .deb . But I would also like to use verified repositories for installing any packages.

Is there a way to do this?

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You are concerned about security. You are running a 2 year old operating system (10.04). There's a fundamental disconnect here... – voretaq7 Jun 19 '12 at 15:58
@voretaq7, 10.04 will have coverage by the Security team until 2015-04. – Zoredache Jun 19 '12 at 16:11
@Zoredache I think that's optimistic of them based on the versions of some software that shipped with it (and the need to cross major releases to get security fixes) - though I suppose if everything you're using is still actively maintained by heir security folks and they roll patches in that's all that counts :) – voretaq7 Jun 19 '12 at 16:18

If you want to stick with default repositories, you can install only the available package there. Otherwise, you need to find/build your .deb file.

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