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Install MariaDB On Slackware
MariaDB is the drop-in replacement for MySQL.
Install MariaDB from the official Slackware discs or using slackpkg. If you performed a full install of Slackware, then you already have MariaDB on your computer.
- Install the system databases
- Set ownerships of MariaDB libs
chown -R mysql.mysql /var/lib/mysql
- Set rc.mysqld file as executable
chmod 755 /etc/rc.d/rc.mysqld
- Start MariaDB
-Set root (master) password
mysqladmin -u root password 'NEW_PASSWORD'
Connecting to your MariaDB server
- Originally written by arfon