First setup and configuration MySQL server on Slackware

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http://www.go2linux.org – Introduction This is really a very small how-to, actually more than a how-to is a self note, so I can remember how to setup mysql on a recently installed Slackware server. You may need to do this if you want to run KDE’s Akonadi on your Slackware, I’ve seen that I needed to do something similar in my Arch Linux PC. First steps to setup MySQL server on Slackware Install MySQL on Slackware You may have MySQL already installed, as it was my case, (I recommend you to install the full Slackware DVD), but in case you do not have it installed, to install it just run: slackpkg install mysq (HowTos)