I also follow the link to install 5.6
but it not working in my case
I Also install mysql 5.6 for ubuntu 18.04
sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:ondrej/mysql-5.6 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install mysql-server-5.6
And it give error
And Error is :-
rockyhandsome@rockyhandsome:~$ sudo apt-get install mysql-server-5.6 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or been moved out of Incoming. The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: mysql-server-5.6 : Depends: initscripts but it is not installable Depends: sysv-rc (>= 2.88dsf-24) but it is not installable or file-rc (>= 0.8.16) but it is not installable E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.