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nuttynibbles 07-24-2011 02:43 AM

uninstall mysql server completely
 
hi,

i recently screw up mysql server privileges and now im having problem accessing tables/databases. so i wanna uninstall mysql server completely and reinstall it. i installed it previously through yum install mysql mysql-server.

how should i do it?

druuna 07-24-2011 02:55 AM

Hi,

Here's an overview of the yum commands you can use: How to use YUM to install and uninstall packages

Hope this helps.

nuttynibbles 07-24-2011 03:13 AM

tks. am gonna try now..

nuttynibbles 07-24-2011 03:39 AM

hey it works, tks dude. btw, i have been using linux for a while now but i havent fully understand the way installation is done. i've used rpm, yum. where can i find good info of the various ways to install/uninstall and what is the different between them?

druuna 07-24-2011 03:53 AM

Hi,
Quote:

Originally Posted by nuttynibbles (Post 4423719)
hey it works, tks dude.

You're welcome :)

Quote:

btw, i have been using linux for a while now but i havent fully understand the way installation is done. i've used rpm, yum. where can i find good info of the various ways to install/uninstall and what is the different between them?
Most of the information you need can be found on-line.

Here are a few links to get you started:

- RPM
- YUM
The above 2 have a ton of external links that are useful.

- Managing Software with yum

Hope this helps.


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