PhpMyAdmin Installation Process On Linux server

phpMyAdmin iis a software tool written in PHP. It is an open source software to take care of the of the MySQL administration over the World Wide Web. Users can install phpmyadmin very smoothly with Linux VPS hosting or Dedicated hosting. You can follow the following link to install it :
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/downloads.php
OR
http://sourceforge.net/projects/phpmyadmin/files/

* Rename the TAR file for your convenience :
root@support [~]# mv phpMyAdmin* phpMyAdmin.tar.gz

* Untar the package :
root@support [~]# tar xzf phpMyAdmin

* Move it to the appropriate place :
root@support [~]# mv phpMyAdmin /usr/share/

* Configure phpMyAdmin :
root@support [~]# cd /usr/share/phpMyAdmin
root@support [/usr/share/phpmyadmin]# cp config.*.php config.inc.php
root@support [/usr/share/phpmyadmin]# vi config.inc.php

* Locate the following lines within that file & make sure each they look like the below ones :
$cfg[‘Servers’][$i][‘auth_type’] = ‘http’;
$cfg[‘Servers’][$i][‘controluser’] = ‘root’;
$cfg[‘Servers’][$i][‘controlpass’] = ‘mysql-root-pass’;

* Save the file.

* Create the apache configuration file for phpMyAdmin :
root@support [/usr/share/phpmyadmin]# echo “alias /phpmyadmin /usr/share/phpMyAdmin” > /etc/httpd/conf.d/httpd.conf

* Restart the http service :
root@support [~]# service httpd restart

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