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Installing Percona Toolkit

Percona provides packages for most popular 64-bit Linux distributions:

  • Debian 7 (“wheezy”)
  • Debian 8 (“jessie”)
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
  • Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak)
  • Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS 6 (Santiago)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS 7 (Maipo)

Note

Percona Toolkit should work on other DEB-based and RPM-based systems (for example, Oracle Linux and Amazon Linux AMI), but it is tested only on those listed above.

It is recommended to install Percona software from official repositories:

  1. Configure Percona repositories as described in Percona Software Repositories Documentation.

  2. Install Percona Toolkit using the corresponding package manager:

    • For Debian or Ubuntu:

      sudo apt-get install percona-toolkit
      
    • For RHEL or CentOS:

      sudo yum install percona-toolkit
      

Alternative Install Methods

You can also download the packages from the Percona web site and install it using tools like dpkg and rpm, depending on your system. For example, to download the package for Debian 8 (“jessie”), run the following:

wget https://www.percona.com/downloads/percona-toolkit/3.0.3/binary/debian/jessie/x86_64/percona-toolkit_3.0.3-1.jessie_amd64.deb

If you want to download a specific tool, use the following address: http://www.percona.com/get

For example, to download the pt-summary tool, run:

wget percona.com/get/pt-summary

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