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Initiate your mysql

Create a new terminal in Cloud9 and type the following command:

mysql-ctl start

You should see the following line:

* Starting MySQL database server mysqld

Now you can start using mysql on the terminal.
This is a fully functional database management
system (DBMS). To work in mysql, type the following

mysql -u root

And if you see the message below, your installation is successful.

Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 50
Server version: 5.5.49-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 (Ubuntu)
Copyright (c) 2000, 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its
affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective
Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.

You can start writing your statements here:

show databases;

The results will be

| Database |
| information_schema |
| c9 |
| mysql |
| performance_schema |
| phpmyadmin |
| sakila |
6 rows in set (0.01 sec)

You can exit from mysql exit; command


Initiate your phpmyadmin

phpmyadmin-ctl install

You should see the following

Starting installation
Starting MySQL
* Starting MySQL database server mysqld
Configuring database
Starting apache
* Restarting web server apache2
PHPMyAdmin Installation complete. You can log in at: https://<your-workbench>-<username> with the following username (and blank password):
Username: <your username>

You can click on the link provided in the message above and start php my admin

Alternatively you can follow the video below to set up your phpmyadmin