Where is MySQL root directory in fedora core 3?

Posted on 2006-06-06
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
Im tring to install this package called vTiger crm, and it wants to know my MySQL root folder, to put into the connection.php, im having troubles and a deadly noob, is there a command I can run to find out or can someone just tell me?

Question by:thechase22
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    You can try locate mysqld_safe
    Does it want to know where mysql is or where the socket to connect is? If it is looking for the socket it might be in /tmp directory
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    well both maybe, im just trying to update mysql right now, but I still need the mysql directory, cause I cant run a fix prevelige script, it looks in /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql.

    But it isnt there, I looked in that script and I gonna have to alter that line to where my mysql database is localed, it says "bindir" so i think thats what it wants.

    Could you direct me please?
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    Accepted Solution

    If you installed a rpm or deb packaged the mysql is proabably in /usr/bin or /usr/sbin

    you can try

    find / -name mysql* -print

    to search for anything mysql

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