Ready-to-use packages are available from the Percona XtraBackup software repositories and the download page.
- 7.0 (wheezy)
- 8.0 (jessie)
- 9.0 (stretch)
- 14.04LTS (trusty)
- 16.04LTS (xenial)
- 17.04 (zesty)
- 17.10 (artful)
percona-xtrabackup package contains the latest Percona XtraBackup
GA binaries and associated files.
percona-xtrabackup-dbg package contains the debug symbols for binaries
percona-xtrabackup-test package contains the test suite for Percona XtraBackup.
percona-xtrabackup-2x package contains the older version of the
Fetch the repository packages from Percona web:
$ wget https://repo.percona.com/apt/percona-release_0.1-4.$(lsb_release -sc)_all.deb
Install the downloaded package with dpkg. To do that, run the following commands as root or with sudo:
$ sudo dpkg -i percona-release_0.1-4.$(lsb_release -sc)_all.deb
Once you install this package the Percona repositories should be added. You
can check the repository setup in the
Remember to update the local cache:
$ sudo apt-get update
After that you can install the package:
$ sudo apt-get install percona-xtrabackup
Percona offers pre-release builds from the testing repository. To enable it add
the just add the
testing word at the end of the Percona repository
definition in your repository file (default
/etc/apt/sources.list.d/percona-release.list). It should looks like
this (in this example
VERSION is the name of your distribution):
deb http://repo.percona.com/apt VERSION main testing deb-src http://repo.percona.com/apt VERSION main testing
For example, if you are running Debian 8 (jessie) and want to install the latest testing builds, the definitions should look like this:
deb http://repo.percona.com/apt jessie main testing deb-src http://repo.percona.com/apt jessie main testing
In some cases you might need to “pin” the selected packages to avoid the
upgrades from the distribution repositories. You’ll need to make a new file
/etc/apt/preferences.d/00percona.pref and add the following lines in
Package: * Pin: release o=Percona Development Team Pin-Priority: 1001
For more information about the pinning you can check the official debian wiki.
Download the packages of the desired series for your architecture from the download page. Following example will download Percona XtraBackup 2.3.5 release package for Debian 8.0:
$ wget https://www.percona.com/downloads/XtraBackup/Percona-XtraBackup-2.3.5/\ binary/debian/jessie/x86_64/percona-xtrabackup_2.3.5-1.jessie_amd64.deb
Now you can install Percona XtraBackup by running:
$ sudo dpkg -i percona-xtrabackup_2.3.5-1.jessie_amd64.deb
When installing packages manually like this, you’ll need to make sure to resolve all the dependencies and install missing packages yourself.
To uninstall Percona XtraBackup you’ll need to remove all the installed packages.
Remove the packages
$ sudo apt-get remove percona-xtrabackup
For general inquiries, please send us your question and someone will contact you.