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Re: installing with yum
Posted by: Arjen Lentz
Date: October 16, 2008 09:58PM

Hi Matt

> I've successfully installed mysql using yum

For up-to date builds (also via yum) take a peek at

No need to mess with groups/users or service setup, that's taken care of.

In terms of securing the setup (root pwd etc), it's easiest to use the mysql_secure_installation which runs you through all the steps!

Regards, Arjen.
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