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Download MySQL Community Server 5.5.53. Download the executable file and launch, or if you have downloaded an archived version, unpack it and then launch the executable file.

1.2 Install MySQL

Run the executable file and proceed installation until the installation program will ask asks you to chose a setup type:

MySQL setup type

Press the “Typical” button and continue with the installation until you will see a window reporting successful installation:


1.3 Configure MySQL

After pressing the “Finish” button, Configuration Wizard will pop up. Press the “Next” button:

MySQL server chose

Chose the server you just installed and then the “Next” button:

MySQL configuration option chose

Chose “Standard Configuration” and then “Next” button yet again:


Make sure that you have checked the box “Include Bin Directory in Windows Path” at this step and then press the “Next” button.

MySQL security options

Uncheck “Modify Security Settings” box (Do not worry, the custom password will be set later) and proceed in the Configuration Wizard until you hit the “Finish” button.

MySQL configuration finish

1.4 Setup the database


(Make sure you have put semicolon(;) in at the end of the line) to see the list of databases.


Code Block
$ create database gogs;

MySQL cmd create database

To check if the database was created write the line