How to install MariaDB on Linux Mint 18

install mariadb on linux mint 18

Linux Mint Tutorial РHello everyone, today we will learn how to install MariaDB on Linux Mint 18. MariaDB is a fork of MySQL Server which is very popular among the database server around the world. Installing MariaDB on Linux Mint 18 is very easy. We will guide you step by step to install MariaDB on Linux Mint 18.

Steps to install MariaDB on Linux Mint 18

Step 1. Update System

Step 2. Install and Configure MariaDB

Configure MariaDB Server

In Linux Mint 18, MariaDB won’t ask to enter root password during installation and usually, after installing MariaDB on other Linux distribution, we execute the following command:

But in Linux Mint case, you will get an error like this:

To fix this, we need to do the following

Now we can re run the secure installation command

Step 3. Run and Enable MariaDB Service on Linux Mint

Thanks for reading this tutorial how to install MariaDB on Linux Mint 18.

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