Linux Programming

MySQL – Reordering Table Fields

Every now and then I find myself adding a new field to a table as an after thought, this results in the column being listed last in your database client and depending on the importance my not be grouped next to the field you’d like it beside. I’m guilty of being very picky about what […]

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phpMyAdmin Installation on Ubuntu Server 8.04

Since managing a MySQL database through a command line is tedious we will be installing a web-based GUI so we can access MySQL through any web browser on any computer. On many Unix machines you’d have to go to the phpMyAdmin homepage and download the files there, decompress them and set up a config files […]

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