I am newbie to ubuntu. While I was trying to install MySQL, I got the following errors, and need some help trying to understand how to fix the problem.
Setting up mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.31-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) ... 130515 21:19:58 [Note] Plugin 'FEDERATED' is disabled. 130515 21:19:58 InnoDB: The InnoDB memory heap is disabled 130515 21:19:58 InnoDB: Mutexes and rw_locks use GCC atomic builtins 130515 21:19:58 InnoDB: Compressed tables use zlib 18.104.22.168 130515 21:19:58 InnoDB: Initializing buffer pool, size = 128.0M 130515 21:19:58 InnoDB: Completed initialization of buffer pool 130515 21:19:58 InnoDB: highest supported file format is Barracuda. 130515 21:19:58 InnoDB: Waiting for the background threads to start 130515 21:19:59 InnoDB: 5.5.31 started; log sequence number 1595675 130515 21:19:59 InnoDB: Starting shutdown... 130515 21:19:59 InnoDB: Shutdown completed; log sequence number 1595675 start: Job failed to start invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action "start" failed. dpkg: error processing mysql-server-5.5 (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mysql-server: mysql-server depends on mysql-server-5.5; however: Package mysql-server-5.5 is not configured yet. dpkg: error processing mysql-server (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already Errors were encountered while processing: mysql-server-5.5 mysql-server E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)"