Solved

mysql on Linux

Posted on 2003-11-01
6
377 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
In Linux cd I get mysql-3.23.52-3.i386.rpm,mysql-devel-3.23.52-3.i386.rpm,MySQL-python-0.9.1-4.i386.rpm
and mysql-server-3.23.52-3.i386.rpm.Do I have to install all of those to work
with mysql.Please help ...Thanks in advance.
0
Comment
Question by:purtutu
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
6 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:aleshm
ID: 9663037
All, just not python, Mysql-python package is needed if you're going to be accessing mysql database by using the python programming language.

Try www.mysql.com and browse the documentation section, it's greatly written!
It includes the install how-to via RPMs, so you won't have huge problems at startup already!

Good luck!

A.
0
 

Author Comment

by:purtutu
ID: 9664472
Thanks vry much for the answer.
0
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
svenkarlsen earned 70 total points
ID: 9666136
purtuhu,
when you look closer at the file names you will see the differences:

mysql .... is the client
mysql-devel....  advanced libraries, - not required
mysql-python... if you need to access mysql using python
mysql-server... the actual server

If you want to run mysql on a single pc, you should install the client and the server, - the other two are optional.

0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:paullamhkg
ID: 10390353
No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave the following recommendation for this question in the Cleanup topic area:

Accept: svenkarlsen {http:#9666136}

Please leave any comments here within the next four days.
PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT THIS COMMENT AS AN ANSWER!

paullamhkg
EE Cleanup Volunteer
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Over the last ten+ years I have seen Linux configuration tools come and go. In the early days there was the tried-and-true, all-powerful linuxconf that many thought would remain the one and only Linux configuration tool until the end of times. Well,…
Introduction We as admins face situation where we need to redirect websites to another. This may be required as a part of an upgrade keeping the old URL but website should be served from new URL. This document would brief you on different ways ca…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands. Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.:
Connecting to an Amazon Linux EC2 Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.
Suggested Courses

617 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question