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Old 09-15-2005, 07:55 PM   #1
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Help in getting my account some mysql priveledges

I am trying to get my hands dirty on ubuntu for a few weeks now in the hopes of running it as a server shortly. I have the system up and running and would like to have some assistance in getting my user account somemysql priveledges. I have tried several things but nothing...
Old 09-17-2005, 07:20 AM   #2
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Do you mean that you want your user to be able to log in to a mysql database?

Mysql uses a seperate set of user accounts to the Linux login. By default, the mysql command-line tool will use the Linux username as the Mysql username (the -u option overrides this). So you need to make sure you have created a mysql account for the user.

Instructions on adding users here:

The mysqladmin tool will also help you. For details of that, type this at the BASH prompt (outside of mysql):
man mysqladmin


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