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Is there any way to install mysql5.6 with apt-get? any repository or ppa? and also is it predictable that when ubuntu add mysql 5.6 to its official repo?

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I don't think if there is a way via aptitude, but you can try to compile newest version from source.

radu@Radu: ~ > sudo apt-get install --upgrade mysql
Reading package lists... Done
making dependency tree 
Reading state info... Done
mysql is already the latest version.
0 upgraded  0 newly installed  0 to delete and 34 not upgraded.
radu@Radu: ~ > mysql --version
mysql  Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.5.31, for debian-linux-gnu (x86_64) using readline 6.2

Here is a complete guide about how to Download, Configure, Compile, And Install MySQL 5.6.

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