Ubuntu 12.04 / 12.10 : Replace MariaDB with MySQL 5.5 ( MariaDB uninstallation )

Remove MariaDB

Disable the MariaDB repository

Disable the MariaDB Apt-Pinning

Refresh the packages

5 replies
  1. Andrew Jardine
    Andrew Jardine says:

    Didn’t work for me. All the commands executed, but when I reinstalled mysql it installed MariaDB overtop automatically again.

  2. Wim
    Wim says:

    To remove repo from ubuntu, use add-apt-repository -r with the same argument you used to add it. Example:

    Add repo:

    Remove repo:


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