Distributions Which Include MariaDB
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The following distributions include MariaDB in their package repositories. For these you can use the distribution's management system to install MariaDB.
- GNU/Linux KDu — features the latest MariaDB 5.5 release, replacing MySQL as a default since version GNU/Linux KDu 2.0 Final (future release)
- Mageia — features the latest MariaDB 5.5 release, replacing MySQL as a default
- openSUSE — MariaDB 5.5 is now the default "MySQL" database in OpenSuse 12.3. MariaDB 10.0 is available in the obs repository
- Slackware uses MariaDB as default and removed MySQL since 14.1
- Arch Linux — features MariaDB 5.5, replacing MySQL as a default
- MariaDB Debian Live Images
- Parabola GNU/Linux
- The Chakra Project — features the latest MariaDB 5.5 release, replacing MySQL as a default
- Fedora — MariaDB 5.5 is now the default "MySQL" database since Fedora 19, and MySQL is now deprecated
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux — MariaDB 5.5 is now the default "MySQL" database since RHEL 7
- Ubuntu — Available in Trusty Tahr 14.04 onwards
- FreeBSD — MariaDB 5.3 is available in the ports tree and the FreeBSD Manual has instructions on Installing Applications: Packages and Ports
- OpenBSD — MariaDB 5.5 will replace the current MySQL 5.1 port for the next release.
Mac OS X Distributions
- Homebrew. A good blog about Homebrew can be found here. If you have homebrew installed, you can install MariaDB by doing:
brew install mariadb. Find out more at: Building MariaDB on Mac OS X using Homebrew.
- MacPorts. This provides mariadb and mariadb-server. A quick guide on how to install it.
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