How to Install MySQL on Linux

I will explain how to install MySQL on Linux [Redhat, Fedora] platform.

Type the following command as root user:
# yum install mysql-server mysql

Start MySQL Service:-
To start mysql server type the following command:-
# chkconfig mysqld on
# /etc/init.d/mysqld start

 Setup mysql root password:-
# mysqladmin -u root password yourpass

Connecting to MySQL:-
# mysql -u root -p
Enter password:
Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 7369

Vishal Vyas