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Can I get a dump or data or import in some way a database from the /var/lib/mysql folder? I lost all I had on the server but this folder: how can I recover my databases? (They use Innodb as sql engine, and I read about troubles with it instead of Innodb, nothing more I found).

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Take a look at mysqldump. Also consider accepting answers to more of your old questions. –  hafichuk Nov 7 '11 at 14:50
First, backup what you have once more, and make sure it's safe. Then, start fiddling. You'll want to start a new MySQL server and configure it to use those files as datafiles. –  Konerak Nov 7 '11 at 14:53
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