Recently i installed php5 and mysql server on my freya . How can i open mysql client. I used following command to install it.

sudo apt-get install mysql-server libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql

Any help. Is it necessary to install any client separately?

  • I am not sure. How to install phpmyadmin in it.?
    – Kvvaradha
    Dec 4, 2015 at 6:49

2 Answers 2


If you want to install phpMyAdmin, follow this tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-secure-phpmyadmin-on-ubuntu-12-04

  • Will you please edit and content of the link. link only answers are highly discouraged in SE, thank you :)
    – Ravan
    Jan 2, 2016 at 16:15

you have just installed the mysql server for client tools you could use the command line tools which are in mysql-client package and mysql workbench for GUI, you can install both packages like this sudo apt-get install mysql-client mysql-workbench.

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