I'm planning on coding using the distro. Which packages should i install?
Ok. Let's see.
build-essential installs the C and C++ compilers along with the
make tool and some headers.
mysql-client to have a local database and access it. You can try
For the MySQL C++ connector/driver, there's the
libmysqlcppconn-dev package. You'll need to add
-lmysqlcppconn to the linker when compiling.
So... this should do:
sudo apt-get install build-essential mysql-server mysql-client libmysqlcppconn-dev