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Old 03-20-2004, 12:49 AM   #1
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MySql with Redhat Linux 9.0

hello friends,

iam new bie to the linux and i want to know that

whether mysql is present in my system or not?

if at all present which version it is.

and in genereal i want to know how to find any specific package is there or not

thanks in advance
Old 03-20-2004, 04:01 AM   #2
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Try this as root:

rpm -qa | grep mysql

If you have mysql installed it should spit out the packages and version numbers.
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If you want to install MySQL yourself from the binary package provided at you can check out my tutorial at


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