How to Run MySQL/MariaDB Queries Directly from the Linux Command Line

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Gabriel Cánepa

Gabriel Cánepa is a GNU/Linux sysadmin and web developer from Villa Mercedes, San Luis, Argentina. He works for a worldwide leading consumer product company and takes great pleasure in using FOSS tools to increase productivity in all areas of his daily work.

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  1. LempStacker says:

    Maybe we can create a file name ‘.my.cnf’ under user home directory, add mysql user, password in it, like this

    then change its mode as 600, so we can use command ‘mysql’ directly without set parameter ‘-p’, and password prompt would not appear.

  2. Tom-Erik Paulsen says:

    Wow , someone should make a tutorial on how to make a READ ONLY user for that tutorial. Even if the password is prompted, newcomers would easily add the root password to a script and pat themselves on the back.

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