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apt-get – Hash Sum mismatch — June 30, 2017

apt-get – Hash Sum mismatch

I tried to run some updates on my workstation today and it failed with a Hash Sum mismatch.

$ sudo apt-get update

W: Failed to fetch Hash Sum mismatch

W: Failed to fetch Hash Sum mismatch

E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

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MySQL 5.7 — September 20, 2016

MySQL 5.7

With a Debian Jessie install right now you’ll be getting MySQL 5.5. If you want something newer you’ll need to use MySQL’s own repositories by adding them to your apt sources.

The install works pretty seamlessly. Just make sure you follow the guide. Step 1 a) download the repository setup:

Once done it’s a simple case of dpkg install it and then update the repos and install/upgrade your MySQL server.