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Cant connect to mysql as non root(linux) user.
Im using slackware 9.1
mysql is running, starts fine at boot.
as the linux root user im able to connect, getting the mysql> prompt and then everything works fine.
when im not root(linux) i get this error when i try to connect
james@darkstar:~$ mysql -u root -p
ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (13)
i enter the correct password because it works when im the root(linux)user.