Monday, February 3, 2014

Install MySQL Server 5 on Ubuntu

Installing MySQL 5 Server on Ubuntu is a quick and easy process.
It almost feels like it should be more difficult.
Open a terminal window, and use the following command:
sudo apt-get install mysql-server
If you are running PHP you will also need to install the php module for mysql 5:
sudo apt-get install php5-mysql
To create a new database, use the mysqladmin command:
mysqladmin create [databasename]
See, really easy!


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