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Mysql in Fedora 20

asked 2013-12-20 20:43:48 -0500

dinuka gravatar image

updated 2013-12-20 20:51:31 -0500

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

How to install mysql server in fedora 20

I try to install yum install mysql mysql-server

But it installed mariadb. After that i tried

rpm -Uvh remi-release-20.rpm
yum --enablerepo=remi list mysql mysql-server

But it not worked. What is the issue? Why mysql installation has hard?

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answered 2013-12-20 20:51:06 -0500

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Fedora moved to MariaDB from MySQL. Please read:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/ReplaceMySQLwithMariaDB

MariaDB is a drop in replacement for MySQL. It works exactly as MySQL did.

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answered 2014-11-25 04:45:11 -0500

yum install community-mysql from fedoraproject wiki:

"We would like to replace MySQL with MariaDB in early development cycle for Fedora 19. Original MySQL implementation packaged as mysql will be renamed to community-mysql and package mysql will retire as of Fedora 19. It means the name "mysql" will become only a virtual provider for compatibility reasons. MariaDB will become the default and will include Provides/Obsoletes for mysql, while community-mysql will only include Provides for functional packages (not -devel packages) in order to avoid ambiguity when choosing one from two packages providing the same symbol. The community-mysql packages will be installed after users explicitly request so. Also, we do not intend to support concurrent installation of both packages on the same machine; pick one or the other. The only packages, that will be able to be installed in parallel will be client libraries (mariadb-libs and community-mysql-libs). "

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answered 2014-04-11 12:25:54 -0500

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updated 2014-04-11 12:27:19 -0500

Yes but also, when using MariaDB as MySQL, and you connect to a dedicated server running CentOS 6, it says the server isn't an MariaDB compatible :/

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