• MySQL Error 2002


    Recently installed MySQL via mariaDB distributor, and can’t seem to start working on anything.

    [[email protected] etc]$ mysql 
    ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)
    

    I checked under /run/mysqld, but there doesn’t seem to be anything there, which means I’m missing my socket file. I tried reinstalling MySQL, but it still doesn’t seem to fix the problem.

  • @mattwong MySQL is not recommended on Archlinux, and so also Antergos:
    https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/MariaDB

    But both need to start the server to be able to connect.

    sudo systemctl start mysqld.service
    
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