Did I install Mysql with MariaDB?

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Did I install Mysql with MariaDB?

Post by yeknafar » 2021/04/18 10:21:19


Did I install Mysql with MariaDB ? :?:

[root@localhost mysql]# mysql -V
mysql Ver 15.1 Distrib 5.5.68-MariaDB, for Linux (x86_64) using readline 5.1

I get theses errors too:
-Plugin 'FEEDBACK' is disabled. cwp
-ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock'

Thank you for your attention and help

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Re: Did I install Mysql with MariaDB?

Post by TrevorH » 2021/04/18 13:38:56

Mariadb is a fork of mysql so many thing in it still refer to mysql and probably always will.
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