Hopefully, you’ll have managed to get the server up and running without problems. Sadly, things don’t always work perfectly. Here’s how to get around some of the more common problems.
If you have to use a proxy to connect to the Web,
you’ll need to ask web clients to use them. Web browsers typically
allow you to configure proxies under the program connection
preferences. For the Linux
apt-get programs, you can declare the HTTP
and FTP proxy settings as shown below:
For example, you might type:
Your Internet service provider or company network administrator can
provide the proxy settings that you should use. If for some reason
rpm command does not work
through the proxy, you can download the file yourself using a
browser or with
wget. You can
then install this downloaded file manually using the
rpm --upgrade or
dpkg --install commands.
To use MySQL, you need to run MySQL executable
programs, such as the server programs
mysqld-nt.exe (described in Chapter 12), the monitor program
mysql (described in Chapter 3), and the
mysqladmin administration program that ...