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I‘m getting the following error when I run mysql -u root -p

Can’t connect to local MySQL server through socket ‘/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock’ (2)

How do I solve this problem under CentOS / RHEL / Red Hat Enterprise Linux server 5.x or 6.x?

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How do I import a MySQL .SQL text file to MySQL database sever using command line or gui tools?

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How do I install phpMyAdmin to handle the administration of MySQL database server over the World Wide Web under Fedora / Scientific / CentOS / RHEL / Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x server systems? How do I install and securely configure phpMyAdmin on a CentOS 6.x / RHEL 6.x server?

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I can access my MySQL database using the command line option provided by vps provider. How do I change author ID or attribution on all wordpress blog posts in a single pass?

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How do I install mysql database server on Debian Linux operating system running on an HP server? How do I install MySQL on Debian or Ubuntu server?

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How do I use mysqldump command with Unix shell pipes?

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How do I connect to my MySQL database server from an other server (say Apache or Tomcat app server) in same VLAN under CentOS / Fedora / RHEL / Redhat Linux?

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