Questions regarding the MySQL database server, client and tools.

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How do I start/stop mysql server?

I try find in internet some article where describe how correct start -stop mysql server. I find this article: How to start/stop MySql server on Ubuntu 8.04 | Abhi's Blogging World I run this ...
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What's the easiest way to set up a LAMP stack?

I set up a new VPS instance of Ubuntu and am wondering what the easiest way is to get up and running with a basic LAMP stack (i.e. which packages are required, which configuration options need to be ...
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MySQL GUI Tools

Does anyone have any good ideas as to native MySQL GUI clients for Ubuntu? So far I've tried MySQL Workbench, which never seemed to work properly, phpMyAdmin which I found a bit slow, and Navicat ...
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Mcrypt extension is missing in 14.04 server for mysql

The php mcrypt extension on ubuntu 14.04 shows that it is installed properly, but phpmyadmin says: The mcrypt extension is missing. Please check your PHP configuration. My current php config is ...
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“Failed to spawn mysql main process: unable to execute: No such file or directory”

I'm a newbie on MySQL ground so bear with me. I've just finished upgrading 11.10 to 12.04. Everything seemed to work without any hiccups and all my software and settings are working fine. Apart from ...
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Moving MySQL datadir

I am trying to move the data directory of my MySQL database to a second disk array that I have as a mount point /array2/. The problem I am having is I have tried everything and after I modify the ...
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How to keep apache and mysql from starting automatically

Is there a way to make apache and mysql not run automatically on startup? Currently, whenever I boot my machine, they start automatically and run in the background. I am using Ubuntu 12.04.
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how to stop apache2, mysql from starting automatically as computer starts?

My os is 11.04. I have apache2 & mysql installed. How to stop apache2, mysql from starting automatically as computer starts?
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How to install MySQL 5.6?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 (amd64), and want to install a recent version of MySQL 5.6. If possible, I would like to install (not upgrade) it the "Debian Way' (i.e., using apt-get or dpkg).
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How to install MySQL workbench?

Installing MySQL workbench on 10.04 or 10.10 is not a problem, as the deb packages are available on MySQL's website. But there is no 11.04 deb package available. So, how do I install MySQL workbench ...
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Where are mysql-admin and query-browser?

In terminal I run next commands: sudo apt-get install mysql-server sudo apt-get install mysql-admin sudo apt-get install mysql-query-browser With first command - all ok. But for latest two ...
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Can't start mysql - mysql respawning too fast, stopped

Today I did a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 and went about setting up my local development environment. I installed mysql and edited /etc/mysql/my.cnf to optimise InnoDB but when I try to restart ...
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How to change root password for mysql and phpmyadmin

I've set up mysql and phpmyadmin and chose not to set a password when installing hoping that once set up i could login with root and no password but i get the following error from phpmyadmin: Login ...
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How to I move MySQL data files onto different partition?

I have my hard drive partitioned with two partitions, so I can easily re-install Ubuntu and try out different versions without losing my home directory data. It is setup like this: 20GB -> / ...
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How do I install MySQL without a password prompt?

I'm trying to install MySQL on Ubuntu Natty without the password prompt. However, I keep getting prompted for a password at some stage after the main installation. Also, when I do enter what I ...
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how do I stop automysqlbackup throwing LOCK TABLES error?

How to stop automysqlbackup's cron.daily script -- as installed and configured from apt-get install automysqlbackup -- throwing the following error: mysqldump: Got error: 1142: SELECT,LOCK TABL ...
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My MySQL installation is broken. How to completely reconfigure it?

Here are the following commands I have done. $ sudo service mysql start mysql start/running $ mysql -u root ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket ...
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ERROR 1045(28000) : Access denied for user 'root@localhost' (using password: no )

I got a problem with mysql server Actually i am not sure im tring to install queXS cati app on my ubuntu desktop i installed mysql server and php5 and when im trying mysql -u root it says ...
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MySQL 5.5 starts and then instantly stops

MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu 10.10 used to work well until yesterday but today whenever I start MySQL using mysqld_safe as root user it shows Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /var/lib/mysql and ...
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how to reinstall mysql?

A software upgrade broke, among other things, mysql and I have not been able to get it back up yet. Suspected cause: I had a near-full boot disk; the upgrade filled up the disk before completing and ...
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Port 3306 appears to be closed on my Ubuntu server

I have two VPS servers, and both have MySQL installed, one for testing and one for development. One of my servers won't let me connect from outside. With the user; 'mytestuser'@'%' According ...
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How do I upgrade MySQL to 5.5, am I best off waiting for it to be available through apt-get?

How would I go about upgrading MySQL to version 5.5 on Ubuntu Server 9.10? Would I be better off waiting for it to be an easy $ sudo apt-get install mysql-server job? I'm also unsure as to which ...
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Why did installation of MySQL 5.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 fail?

I wanted to get a look at MySQL 5.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 just out of curiosity. And based on this article it certainly looked like installation should be simple and straightforward. So I fired up an AWS ...
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Install Apache, Php, Mysql latest versions not available via apt

I need to install the latest versions of apache, php and mysql that are available on their websites, but the problem is that apt repositories don't have these updates versions yet. Versions that I ...
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OpenSource Document Management

I'm looking for Web-based, Opensource, PHP-MySQL Document Managment for my organization with these features: Features : Full text searching Document Metadata User access previledges Document ...
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Enabling SSL in MySQL

I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04, and I want to enable SSL connections to MySQL. I've generated the following keys/certs files with OpenSSL: ca-cert.pem server-cert.pem server-key.pem I stored ...
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How do I start the MySQL console in XAMPP?

The XAMPP installation is done. XAMPP is up and running. What about the MySQL console? How is possible to start the MySQL console to run some special SQL statements?
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Different locations for MySQL databases?

Can I configure MySQL to store a specific database in a separate place on disk? I still want any new databases to go to the default location, but there's a specific database that I'd like to have ...
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unable to reset root password of mysql

I need to reset the root password of my local mysql installation but it woudln't let me. I've tried this: $ sudo /etc/init.d/mysql stop * Stopping MySQL database server mysqld ...
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How do I enable the mod_rewrite Apache module for Ubuntu 11.04?

In other linux like CentOS, it works but i am not getting it running in Ubuntu 11.04. /var/www/html/folder/public/.htaccess: Invalid command 'RewriteEngine', perhaps misspelled or defined by a module ...
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Can I share MySql database files with Windows on dual boot?

I'd like to use in both Ubuntu and Windows (dual boot) my MySql database files residing on a NTFS partition. Will it work? Any gotchas?
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How to configure phpMyAdmin to access multiple servers?

What is the Ubuntu way to configure phpMyAdmin so that I can use it to administer multiple MySQL servers? The database parameters are set in /etc/dbconfig-common/phpmyadmin.conf, but there's only ...
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How to stop mysql from running at boot time?

How could I stop Mysql from running at boot time? Is there any GUI for that or this must be done through console? It's Ubuntu 10.10
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What is a good MySQL manager?

On Windows, I use SQLyog. And I am new to Ubuntu. Is there a mysql manager programs as good as SQLyog ?
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Unable to set password for the mysql “root” user

I am new to Ubuntu. I am running Ubuntu 12.10. I am trying to install apache,php,mysql. However I have installed apache and it is running perfectly. sudo apt-get install apache2 But when I tried to ...
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mysql-workbench only shows splash screen when being launched

I've downloaded mysql-workbench 5.2.35 and installed it, but when i run it, it shows only the splash screen, nothing more.
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Package upgrade hangs forever on mysql-apt-configure [closed]

Yesterday it got stuck with an update for MySql. The mysql-apt-config didn't finish for ours so I had to shut down the machine in the end. Today it suggested the same update again, but told me that I ...
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If I reinstall mysql do I lose my databases?

I have MySQL installed on my localhost. What happens if I have a problem with mysql and I want to re-install it again? Do I lose my existing databases?
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How to connect and create a database in MySQL?

I want to install MySQL and create a database on it using the following code: sudo apt-get install mysql-server mysqladmin -h localhost -u {username} -p create lrs I get the following message after ...
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how to correctly install apache2, php5, mysql and phpmyadmin

What is the most correct method of installing apache 2 server, php5, mysql and phpMyAdmin? I installed it this week, and I had a lot problems without solutions, so now that I reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)

I have mailserver configure using dovecot+postfix+mysql and it was runnig fine in the server(Ubuntu Server). But during last week it stopped working correctly. It doesn't send email. When I try to ...
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Start MySQL on Startup

I installed MySQL, and changed the configuration so the databases are stored on a separate hard drive. In the process MySQL has stopped starting up automatically. When I start the computer, I need to ...
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MySQL Automatic backup tools

I use back-in-time for backuping up my projects. but my Database's are not included. I'd like to backup all database's scheduling by day or hours. Is there any tool to backup MySQL automatically?
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Where is my phpMyAdmin installation?

I just finished installing mysql-server, and then installed phpmyadmin which came with Apache and PHP. It set it up alright and made a phpMyAdmin database, but I can't seem to find the URL to get to ...
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MySQL server not accessible from remote machine

I have installed MySQL server in my local Ubuntu server (11.10). I can't connect to the server from a remote machine. When I tried:- nmap localhost , It shows the following PORT STATE SERVICE ...
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What to install for mysql?

I am going to learn mysql by myself, so I would like to install mysql on . But there are many applications related to mysql in synaptics. I was wondering what are some basic applications to be ...
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mysql doesn't update due to error in apparmor profile

I got a mysql error after the update of it. This is the log. (Leyendo la base de datos ... 559752 ficheros o directorios instalados actualmente.) Desinstalando mysql-server ... Configurando ...
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Tora: No connection provider

I install tora on ubuntu 12.04. When I try to open, I'm unable to connect mysql database. Tora is not showing option for mysql.
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How disable mysql command in sudoers file?

How can I disable /usr/bin/mysql command in sudoers file? I've tried to use it this way: %tailonly ALL=!/usr/bin/mysql But when I access user 'tailonly' of group 'tailonly', this command is still ...
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why would /etc/init.d/mysql run the wrong upstart job?

update: /lib/init/upstart-job has been replaced with the MongoDB init script. For some reason, /etc/init.d/mysql start|stop|restart|status (/etc/init.d/mysql is simply a symlink to ...