Installing MariaDB on Ubuntu
Step 1: Update Package Lists
Just like with MySQL, start by updating your package lists:
#sudo apt update
Step 2: Install MariaDB Server
Install the MariaDB server package with the following command:
sudo apt install mariadb-server
During the installation, you will be prompted to set a root password for MariaDB. Choose a strong password and remember it.
Step 3: Secure MariaDB Installation
MariaDB also provides a script to secure your installation. Run the following command:
Follow the prompts to configure security options, similar to the MySQL setup.
Step 4: Start and Enable MariaDB
Start the MariaDB service and enable it to start on boot:
sudo systemctl start mariadb
sudo systemctl enable mariadb
MariaDB is now installed and running on your Ubuntu machine.