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How to Uninstall MySQL From Linux System (Doc ID 1379586.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 09, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

How to uninstall MySQL packages or binaries from a Linux system? Installation procedure is explained in the page of the reference manual. However, the uninstallation procedure is not found in the reference manual.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 1. tar.gz package
 1-1. Stop the server
 1-2. Remove binaries
 1-3. Remove configuration files (Optional)
 1-4. Remove data files (Optional)
 2. RPM packages
 2-1. Remove dependent packages
 2-2. Stop the server
 2-3. Remove RPM packages.
 2-4. Configuration files and data (Optional)
 3. DEB packages
 3-1. Remove depending packages
 3-2. Stop the server
 3-3. Remove the package
 4. Native package management system


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