How to Install & Configure MySQL Server in Ubuntu

The MySQL database server is one of the most popular open-source database servers

Follow the below Steps to install and configure

Type the following command to install MySQL server and client.

$sudo apt-get update

$sudo apt-get install mysql-server mysql-common mysql-client



Once installation complete it will ask to set mysql root user password



Configure Mysql server IP and port, Make the below entry on /etc/mysql/my.cnf

$sudo vim /etc/mysql/my.cnf



Restart the Mysql Service 

$sudo /etc/init.d/mysql restart


You can check the service status using command 

$sudo /etc/init.d/mysql status

or $sudo netstat -tap | grep mysql


Now Connect to Mysql server using below command 

$sudo mysql -u root -p



Create a Sample Database and list all databases

mysql>create database tecgeeksdb;

mysql>show databases;



Create a user called rahul with password redhat@1 for same database:

first use the database for which you want to create user.

mysql> use tecgeeksdb;

mysql> grant all on tecgeeksdb.* to rahul@localhost identified by 'redhat@1';

mysql>flush privileges;  ( to make the change effect )

To Rest forgotten  root password check our Post




How to Install & Configure MySQL Server in Ubuntu How to Install & Configure MySQL Server in Ubuntu Reviewed by Unknown on April 16, 2016 Rating: 5

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