How to Install MySQL Database Server on Fedora 16

MySQL is a Relational Database Management System that can stores and retrieves data for the blog, websites and applications. In this article, i will show on how to install MySQL database server on Linux Fedora 16 server.

1. To install MySQL service, simply run the following command :

yum install mysql mysql-server -y

Example:

yum install mysql mysql-server -y
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package mysql.i686 0:5.5.14-3.fc16 will be installed
---> Package mysql-server.i686 0:5.5.14-3.fc16 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

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Package Arch Version Repository Size
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Installing:
mysql i686 5.5.14-3.fc16 Fedora16-Repository 4.2 M
mysql-server i686 5.5.14-3.fc16 Fedora16-Repository 7.8 M

Transaction Summary
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Install 2 Packages

Total download size: 12 M
Installed size: 70 M
Downloading Packages:
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Total 51 MB/s | 12 MB 00:00
Running Transaction Check
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
Installing : mysql-5.5.14-3.fc16.i686 1/2
Installing : mysql-server-5.5.14-3.fc16.i686 2/2

Installed:
mysql.i686 0:5.5.14-3.fc16 mysql-server.i686 0:5.5.14-3.fc16

Complete!

2. Configure mysql service on Fedora 16 :

To make sure that the mysql service run automatically at boot, please run this command:

systemctl enable mysqld.service

Example:

systemctl enable mysqld.service
ln -s '/lib/systemd/system/mysqld.service' '/etc/systemd/system/multi
-user.target.wants/mysqld.service'

You can also run the chkconfig command, it will also return the same result as above :

chkconfig --levels 235 mysqld on
Note: Forwarding request to 'systemctl enable mysqld.service'.

or

chkconfig mysqld on
Note: Forwarding request to 'systemctl enable mysqld.service'.

3. How to start mysql service on Fedora 16 :

systemctl start mysqld.service

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