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Manually upgrade phpMyAdmin

How to Manually Upgrade phpMyAdmin

Since the release of Ubuntu 18.04 and other Linux distros, many people have been having compatibility issues with PHP 7.2 and phpMyAdmin 4.6. In this article we will manually download and install the latest version of phpMyAdmin to resolve these issues.

1. Back up phpMyAdmin You should back up your current phpMyAdmin folder by renaming it. sudo mv /usr/share/phpmyadmin/ /usr/share/phpmyadmin.bak Create a new phpMyAdmin folder sudo mkdir /usr/share/phpmyadmin/ Change to directory cd /usr/share/phpmyadmin/ 2. Download and Extract phpMyAdmin Visit the phpMyAdmin download page and look for the .tar.gz URL and download it using wget. In this guide we…

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phpMyAdmin and PHP 7 issues

Problem with phpMyAdmin and PHP 7.2: “Warning in ./libraries/sql.lib.php#613 count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable”

It’s possible that when you installed phpMyAdmin, the version in the repository (phpMyAdmin v4.6.6) was not fully compatible with PHP 7.2. There is a newer version available on the official website (v4.8 as of writing), which fixes these compatibility issues with PHP 7.2.

sql.lib.php This error is caused by a line of code in /usr/share/phpmyadmin/libraries/sql.lib.php. If you don’t want to wait for the repositories to update with the latest version, it is strongly recommended that you manually upgrade to the latest version of phpMyAdmin yourself. Alternatively, you can make a change to sql.lib.php to temporarily fix the error. Firstly, backup sql.lib.php before editing.…

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Installing phpMyAdmin for Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04

Installing phpMyAdmin for Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04

In this guide we will install and configure phpMyAdmin to work with Nginx on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver). phpMyAdmin is open source free software, designed to handle the administration and management of MySQL databases through a graphic user interface. Written in PHP, PHPMyAdmin has become one of the most popular web-based MySQL management tools.

Prerequisites You should be using a non-root user with sudo privileges as explained in Ubuntu 18.04 Initial Server Setup. You should also have your LEMP stack (Nginx, MySQL and PHP) already installed before continuing with this guide. If you don’t have these installed yet, please see Installing a LEMP Stack (Nginx, MySQL, PHP) on Ubuntu 18.04. 1.…

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Installing phpMyAdmin for Apache on Ubuntu 18.04

Installing phpMyAdmin for Apache on Ubuntu 18.04

In this guide we will install and configure phpMyAdmin to work with Apache on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver).

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Prerequisites You should be using a non-root user with sudo privileges as explained in Ubuntu 18.04 Initial Server Setup. You should also have your LAMP stack already installed and serving web pages before continuing with this guide. Please see Installing a LAMP Stack (Apache, MySQL, PHP) on Ubuntu 18.04. 1. Install phpMyAdmin Let’s begin by updating…

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Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’

Can’t log into phpMyAdmin: mysqli_real_connect(): (HY000/1698): Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’

MySQL 5.7 and above Since October 2015, root now requires sudo privileges in MySQL 5.7+ and phpMyAdmin will not be able to use root credentials. It’s also not recommended that you allow the root account to be accessible remotely via phpMyAdmin as bots and hackers scan for these accounts continuously. Instead, create a new superuser…

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Guide: Installing phpMyAdmin for Apache on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10

In this guide we will install and configure phpMyAdmin to work with Apache on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10. Prerequisites You should be using a non-root user with sudo privileges as explained in Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 Initial Server Setup. You should also have your LAMP stack (Apache, MySQL and PHP) already installed before continuing with…

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Guide: Installing phpMyAdmin for Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10

In this guide we will install and configure phpMyAdmin to work with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10. Prerequisites You should be using a non-root user with sudo privileges as explained in Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 Initial Server Setup. You should also have your LEMP stack (Nginx, MySQL and PHP) already installed before continuing with…

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