MySQL not functioning
I,ve installed Ubuntu6.0 and Fedora in two IBM desktops,Slackware 11.0 in assembled Intel(915 chipset) desktop and Open SuSe 10.2 in a Laptop HP Presario 2500.
Xampp was installed in all the above distributions.MySQL is not functioning in Slackware,open Suse and Fedora, but works ok in Ubuntu, when directly logged in as root user. The error is "Error 2002 (HY000) Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)".
Will somebody please help.