- install mysql: sudo apt-get install mysql-server-5.0
- set the root password
- change root password (I didn't like the one I set it to): mysqladmin -u root -p password
, where is the new password (and not the actual word 'password')
"'Skegging it out' - a North Yorkshire term meaning 'making the best of what information you have at the time'." - Imperfect C++, Matthew Wilson, Addison-Wesley, 2004
So, this blog is just a place to record miscellaneous HOW-TOs, for the edification of anyone who might need it (which will undoubtedly include me later, when I've jettisoned the knowledge to make room for something more profound).