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How To Access A MySQL Database

Accessing a MySQL database is easy. We are going to show you how it is done.

Update the repo:

sudo apt update

Install the client ( you might already have it ):

sudo apt install mysql-client

Connect to the database using the client.

mysql -u username -p -h hostname

Select the databae that you want to use:

USE mydb_1;

Query a table in the database:

SELECT * FROM example_table_1;

Exit the client:


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