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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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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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MySQL fails to start (After upgrade, installation, etc..)

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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Remove services from upstart

I have mysql installed (from repos) on a development machine (laptop) and I don't need the daemon running on every boot. I've copied /etc/init/mysql.conf to /etc/init/mysql.conf.old and then removed ...
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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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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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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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Are there any GUIs for Mysql? What is recommended? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: MySQL GUI Tools I am looking for a mysql GUI for ubuntu 11.04. I am looking for one with a feature set comparable to sqlyog for windows. Does anyone have any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to access MySql on Windows from Ubuntu?

Is it possible to have the actual MySQL database installed on Windows and access it from Ubuntu 10.10 on the local network? I think I need a MySQL "client" ? So I looked here (MySQL Linux0Generic), ...
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How do I set up Mysql Cluster?

I am trying to setup mysql-cluster-gpl-7.1.17-linux-i686-glibc23.tar.gz on ubuntu 10.04 server for the past 3 weeks and not successful yet. The links I followed are: ...
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How can I export MySQL database manually - without phpmyadmin [closed]

My phpmyadmin doesn't work, i see only white blank page when i open it(it's has some issue), However, I'd like to export my project databased manually to another computer. i saw all my databases ...
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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 ...
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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 can I install MySQL along with phpMyAdmin?

I installed php5 from the Software-Center and it came along with Apache2. How can I install MySQL database along with phpMyAdmin?
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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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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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MySQL server Upstart script not working on boot

For some reason the Upstart script for the MySQL server isn't working when I boot my server, however it does work once the server has booted and I execute sudo start mysql manually. I'm running an ...
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PHP and MySQL not communicating

I have come to the conclusion that my PHP installation and my MySQL installation are not getting along; I’m working on making my first web page that uses MySQL for content, but after two days, man ...
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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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Can't log to mySQL

Even after I reset root password with following command I can not log to mySQL: (other command listed to provide additional info) # sudo dpkg-reconfigure mysql-server-5.1 # mysql -u root -p ...
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Which is the easiest way to reset the mysql root password?

In the past there has been sudo /etc/init.d/mysql reset-password, (1) is manually restarting and setting the password with an sql command again required? (2) (1) ...
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Where are the MySQL InnoDB log files stored?

I changed some settings for my InnoDB tables in MySQL and encountered the problem that InnoDB was not shown in SHOW ENGINES output. As an answer I got the suggestion to delete the log files of InnoDB. ...
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File access: open fails for one program but not another

This is the most unusual thing. I'm trying to start up mysqld with a different my.cnf (so I can have two MySQL daemons running without conflict). The file is /etc/mysql/my2.cnf but mysql won't open ...