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I need this MySql version running in my local enviroment, but couldn't find a way to install it so far.

Is it possible?

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closed as off-topic by ceejayoz, HBruijn, Michael Hampton Jul 24 '14 at 21:50

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This question appears to be off-topic because if it isn't part of your distribution you can always download legacy versions from the source – HBruijn Jul 23 '14 at 19:42
Well that's the part I don't know how to do it, this place is for server questions right? I don't see a question that fit better than switching from MySql server version. – Flupkear Jul 23 '14 at 20:12
Why do you want an ancient version of MySQL? – Michael Hampton Jul 24 '14 at 21:50
@MichaelHampton because software requirements. – Flupkear Jul 25 '14 at 14:48
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The mysql-server-5.1 package was in older versions of Ubuntu, but doesn't appear to be in 14.04. Version 5.1.73 is downloadable from MySQL's website

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I tried that but I'm getting : dpkg: error processing archive mysql-server_5.1.73-2_amd64.deb (--install): trying to overwrite '/usr/sbin/mysqld', which is also in package mysql-server-core-5.5 5.5.38-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 – Flupkear Jul 23 '14 at 20:11
Remove mysql-server first. – Bert Jul 24 '14 at 12:15
I'm accepting you'r answer, I had to do some cleanup and run mysql_upgrade and install mysql_client as well but in the end it worked, I'm on 5.1 now. Thanks – Flupkear Jul 25 '14 at 14:49

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