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Apr
15
answered Cyrus IMAP: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused
Apr
15
comment unable to install mysql completely on debian 5.0
This is very odd, but lets start over. dpkg --purge mysql-server mysql-common to uninstall it. after that do apt-get install mysql-server (it will install mysql-common as a dependency). After install is done do mysql and just hit enter. This should log you into mysql as a mysql root user.
Apr
15
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Apr
15
comment unable to install mysql completely on debian 5.0
@austin_powers: did you change anything in your config? Your mysql is trying to write to /tmp, which is not supposed to happen. By default mysql writes to /var/lib/mysql, which should belong to mysql user, NOT root.
Apr
15
comment unable to install mysql completely on debian 5.0
Checking for corrupt, not cleanly closed and upgrade needing tables is not an error. This is a legit message, telling you what mysql is doing :). Your original post said "(using password: YES)" so i assumed you are using a password. Check /etc/mysql/debian.conf, it should have an account info for debian-sys-maint user. Use that to login into mysql and re-setting root password. mysql -h localhost -u debian-sys-maint -p
Apr
15
answered unable to install mysql completely on debian 5.0
Apr
15
answered Is there a reason to use internal DNS over 8.8.8.8?
Apr
15
answered question about dns
Apr
15
answered Getting mydomain.com/subdomain to resolve to subdomain.mydomain.com
Apr
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Apr
15
answered Connect through SSH and type in password automatically, without using a public key
Apr
15
answered Postfix Whitelist before recipient restrictions