In this tutorial, i am going to show you how to install and configure MariaDB on Linux ubuntu 22.04.
How to Install MariaDB on Ubuntu 22.04
Follow the below given steps to install and configure MariaDB on Linux ubuntu 22.04:
- Step 1 – Update System Dependencies
- Step 2 – Install MariaDB
- Step 3 – Configure MariaDB
- Step 4 – Test Installation Of MariaDB
Step 1 – Update System Dependencies
Start terminal and run the following command on terminal to update system dependencies:
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2 – Install MariaDB
Run the following command on terminal to install MariaDB on linux ubuntu system:
sudo apt install mariadb-server mariadb-client
Once the installation is finished, the MariaDB service will start automatically. To verify that the MariaDB server is running, type:
sudo service mariadb status
Step 3 – Configure MariaDB
Run the following command on terminal to configure mariaDB:
Then prompt will be open; is as follow:
Setting the root password or using the unix_socket ensures that nobody can log into the MariaDB root user without the proper authorisation. You already have your root account protected, so you can safely answer 'n'. Switch to unix_socket authentication [Y/n]
On the next prompt, you will be asked to set a password for the MariaDB root user.
If you set up the validate password plugin, the script will show you the strength of your new password. Type
y to confirm the password.
Next, you’ll be asked to remove the anonymous user, restrict root user access to the local machine, remove the test database, and reload privilege tables. You should answer
y to all questions.
Step 4 – Test Installation Of MariaDB
Run the following command on terminal to check the status of mariaDB:
sudo mysqladmin version
In this tutorial, i have shown to you how to install and configure MariaDB on Linux ubuntu 22.04.