mysql is not connecting!

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mysql is not connecting!

Postby asheesh » 12. October 2007 08:28

hi
I installed xampp on linux. after starting lampp when i try to connect mysql following error shown what should i do? copy of text from terminal is shown bellow:
//there is no password for accessing mysql

[root@cc20911 /]# mysql -uroot -p
Enter password:
ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib /mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
[root@cc20911 /]#
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Postby Wiedmann » 12. October 2007 16:52

root@cc20911 /]# mysql -uroot -p

You must use the correct mysql command line client, which is in XAMPP:
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# /opt/lampp/bin/mysql -uroot -p
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