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Create multiple databases in one command line?

Can this command be scripted? $ mysqladmin -u username -p create databasename I'd like to do it for multiple names all at once? Also I'd like to then set permissions for all of them at once as ...
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MySQL exact path

I am using whereis mysql in my terminal to get exact location of my MySQL installation, but it's showing too many locations: mysql: /usr/bin/mysql /etc/mysql /usr/lib/mysql /usr/bin/X11/mysql ...
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Catch all emails and save them in MySQL

I want to do something like Facebook has with it message system. When you reply to email sent from Facebook User, it automatically gets in his message box. This is done, because you reply to ...
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How to install MySql on Red Hat 6.1?

I am trying to install MySQL-server-5.6.12-1.el6.i686.rpm on a Red Hat Enterprise 6.1 server. I receive the following error: rpm -Uvh MySQL-server-5.6.12-1.el6.i686.rpm error: Failed dependencies: ...
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Run mysqld_safe in background

I have a bash script that installs mysql for me. One line, that executes mysqld_safe, makes the script to hang - it won't continue to the following code. Obviously there's ampersand at line's end, ...
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Is it not possible to store my local websites in my Dropbox folder?

I have a bunch of web sites that I develop, and I run an Apache server locally to do debugging and design. The web sites use Apache, PHP, and MySQL. To be clear, my Apache server is not serving these ...
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Use an existing wampserver from a windows partition on linux mint

I dual boot Windows 7 and Linux Mint 14. I have wampserver installed on Win 7 and have a couple of websites already set up there. Is it possible to use that same installation apache/mysql/php ...
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Cron job not running / not successful?

I have a couple of cron jobs set up to maintain a local copy of a remote database. The first one downloads the latest version of the database from the remote machine, which runs every day and is ...
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from a laptop with CentOS 6.3 what is the command line to talk mysql server on my pc?

I have CentOS 6.3 running on my laptop which is already connected to the net. What is the command line to talk to MySQL server on my PC? Both devices are connected via my router and they can talk ...
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How to create an interactive bash script to collect arguments for a command in linux?

I'm trying to create an interactive bash script where I can collect user input variables to be used as arguments in another command. Can someone provide me an example of this? Currently i want to do: ...
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phpmyadmin is listing my server version and client version as being different

In a continuation of this question, I have purged the 5.1 client via sudo apt-get purge mysql-client-core-5.1. I have reinstalled the 5.5 client - sudo apt-get --reinstall install mysql-client-5.5 ...
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Force users to change email password every six months

I'm going to build an experimental mail server with Postfix + Dovecot and Mysql for user accounts. The server will offer SMTP + POP3 + IMAP. Is there a way to force users to change their mail account ...
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Installing glibc 2.3 for mysql server

I need to install mysql server and client for a project of mine so I downloaded the MySQL-client-5.1.61-1.glibc23.i386.rpm for the client and MySQL-server-5.1.61-1.glibc23.i386.rpm for the server. I ...
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How to write script for automatic joomla installation in webhost

I want to create a script in Linux that automatically downloads the latest Joomla from their website and then installs it to the specified user. Is it possible in a shell script? I don't know how it ...
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MySQL process showing in top but no errors logged

I am seeing the following in TOP 2311 mysql 20 0 1324M 646M 9188 S 0.0 17.1 0:00.00 /usr/sbin/mysqld --basedir=/usr --datadir=/var/lib/mysql --plugin-dir=/usr/lib64/mysql/plugin ...
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How can I find where a program is installed or run from?

I installed centos and now I want to get into mysql via the command line, but I forgot my root password for mysql as its not the same as the root password I made to login to the system. I googled and ...
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Write permissions inside of shell script

I am using a Debian 7 Server. I created a shell script to be executed by crontab to save a mysqldump every day. mysqldump *database* -u *mysql-user* -p*mysql-password* > ...
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How to move mysql database and mysql server to another machine

I am having Ubuntu 14.04 desktop in which i develop software. Due to some reasons my hard disk has developed many bad sectors. I want to move my mysql server software and all the databases to a new ...
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Respawn MySQL on Ubuntu? Server ran out of memory, killed MySQL & Apache, MySQL didn't respawn

Just as above, I increased the RAM (it's a VM), but that doesn't give me a safety net. I was under the impression by default it should respawn, but that doesn't seem to be the case. *Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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Different DB Package Installation Calls

I've read/seen various DB installation tutorials and one thing often perplexes me... sometimes I see people install both mysqldb & mysqldb-server, or only one or the other. My question is: are ...
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compiling php 5.4 and higher with mysql

i'm running a pile of mediawiki instances on oracle enterprise linux and i'm trying to upgrade from 1.19.x to the latest LTS version, 1.23.x. i'm currently using php 5.3 and due to some odd issues ...
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How to slow down MySQL service autostart on boot (dependency on another service)

I'm running a MySQL database on Debian on RaspberryPi (Raspbian). I would like to use the RaspberryPi as a local MySQL server, but to have the MySQL database datadir outside RaspberryPi's SD card - ...
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Substituting \ for \\ in column

I exported a column of thousands of salts from Mysql for hashcat. Every instance of the character \ was replaced with a double character \\ in the exported column. Is there a way to either sed or awk ...
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If I install MySQL-python using pip, does that means that I can use MySQL server/client?

I have installed MySQL-python using pip. Does that mean Mysql has also been installed in my system? If than, how can i access it through terminal command?
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Execute MySQL commands directly instead of entering console first

PostgreSQL In PostgreSQL it is possible to execute commands without entering the postgres=# console by executing sudo -u postgres psql -c "\l" instead of entering the console first and executing \l. ...
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Editing /etc/init.d/mysql to remove mysql.sock automatically

I am running MySQL on a CentOS release 6.5 (Final) virtual machine. It is used for testing Joomla. The phyiscal host reboots frequently, which is fine. The VM, however, does not perform a clean ...
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Other Programs Cannot Connect To MySQL

So just recently when installing php-fpm, I had installed a few MySQL packages with it (I believe). I already had mysql installed. However now when any of my programs attempt to access the database, ...
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Can't start mysql service

Trying to start my mysql service. /etc/init.d/mysql start returns: Job failed. See system logs and 'systemctl status' for details. Further: systemctl status mysql.service returns: ...
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Unable to install yum and mysql,ssh

When I go to install mysql on CentOS 6,I get the following error: yum install mysql mysql-server Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile ...
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Immediately kill MySQL

I have a shared server that someone has compromised Wordpress. Is there an easy way to kill MySQL. I am stopping the service but it is just sitting and waiting.... to stop Shutting down MySQL ...
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mysql jdbc connection issues in RHEL 6

I have setup the mysql database in one of the RHEL 6 servers. I would like to connect to this server's database from any other machine using a java program. How should I do it?
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How to install mysql-server 5.6 on RHEL 5.8 (when MySQL-server 5.0 is already installed)

I want to install mysql-server 5.6 on RHEL 5.8, but when trying rpm -i or rpm -Uvh it complains that I already have version 5.0 on there. I am happy to replace, upgrade or install another instance. ...
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MySQL 5.1.73 - community edition : Where is MySQL configuration file?

I have installed MySQL 5.1.73-community edition in my Oracle LINUX 5 server. I am able to start / stop and execute MySQL commands. But, I am unable to locate the MySQL installation directory as well ...
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proftpd via mysql & web management of FTP users

I have installed prftpd and proftpd-mysql rpm on a linux machine. Intention is to have usermanagement of ftpusers via web. So I have installed proftpadmin from Here Now when I am adding the below ...
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mysqldump should prompt for password

When I'm executing mysqldump command from localhost or from remote host, it's not prompting me for password. I want the password prompt even though I'm running it from remote or from local. On my ...
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why is my php script slower on debian than freebsd?

We moved a web-based application to a new server recently, but the new server seems to run slower than the old one. The old server was FreeBSD 7 with Apache 2.2, mod_php 5.3, and mySQL 5.1. The new ...
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MySql not accessible by root user

I have a local MySql server. It is started as I can access it with my local user like $ mysql Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g. Your MySQL connection id is 66 Server version: ...
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Error at starting mysql because lack of permission on /var/lib folder

OS : Redhat I try to launch the mysql database after a fresh installation. The problem is I am not root on this server and my user have not the permission to write in the /var/lib folder. When I try ...
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Python Web interface for simple mysql database

We need a new web interface for our internal car booking system, which is implemented in mysql database. Could somebody please advise, what would be a suitable solution (which framework, if any). The ...
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Reinstall mysql keeping db intact

basically on my vps somehow mysql.sock vanished in tmp as well lib folder. I want to reinstall mysql but will db get lost?
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Connecting from OpenVPN Server to MySQL Server

I have an OpenVPN server installed on a server. What I'm trying to do connect from the OpenVPN server using the mysql client to the MySQL server than is connected to the OpenVPN server using a ...
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Mysql server remove/install problem - horribily broken

I'm having the same issue as Ken did on this post. And I did pretty much what Ken did except to different packages. Now, I'm stuck with unclean hooks. I've detailed my problem here and the attempts ...
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Can someone provide an xargs example piping mysql query data into another command?

Can someone provide an example for the command xargs? I want to do a mysql query to return the ID field of a column then feed that result into xargs into another command say mysql query delete. How ...
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Problem with configure and build php 5.2 on redhat 5

I downloaded php binaries and tried to build the same using following command. ./configure --with-apxs2=/usr/sbin/apxs --with-mysql But i'm getting the error related to mysql client library. ...
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Mysql LOG only specific users

I need to set up some logging on my debian squeeze x64 mysql 5.1 Server: 1) logging when users logged in and logged off 2) logging only specific users commands set up logging which will not slow ...
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Debian Squeeze/MySQL error

I am a Unix/Linux noob, so please bear with me. I installed lighttpd and PHP on MySQL using the instructions in the accepted answer here: ...
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How to use a password as an external variable in shell?

I have this MySQL backup script that I use to back up MySQL databases. Very useful, and it runs on fixed intervals using a cron. However, I need somehow provide this script with the MySQL password. ...
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Linux (Debian) web server advice

I'm at the start of a new company in which the main activity is building internet web apps. I was very familiar with linux 8-9 years ago, but since then, I've lost a lot of touch with it (couldn't ...
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Installing MySQL 5.5 on Mac OS 10.6

I am trying to install MySQL from source on my Mac OS. I've expanded the source code, and am now trying to configure it. However, I can't get past that step: ...
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Can't start mysqld (mariadb) on Fedora, if put a backup into /var/lib/mysql

After some terrible actions, I had to reinstall my Fedora (was 20, became 22). Unfortunately, I was unable to made mysqldump, so I backuped /var/lib/mysql folder. Now, I'm trying to put in on the ...