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Install MySQL 5.5.xx on Ubuntu
@3h5a9
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3h5a9 commented Sep 28, 2020

hello
thank you for your nice tutorial.
and it up and running.
but why it is showing the following error when i an giving the commang mysql --version

here is the error
mysql: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

@leoneDuarte
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Ola esse Funcionou para min

Se der esse erro:
mysql: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Esse comando resolve
apt-get install libncurses5

@madindo
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madindo commented Nov 5, 2020

got this working on ubuntu 20.04... you're my hero

@avi7611
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avi7611 commented Nov 10, 2020

which mysql-client version i need to install with this ?

@JTorres87
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If anyone runs in to the error
mysql: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
Simply install libncurses5
sudo add-apt-repository universe
sudo apt-get install libncurses5

You sir are a life saver and have made our lives easier. Thank You

@jascadev
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Thank you very much for these instructions!

@mostafijurr
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While I am trying to log in using root user, but it shows these errors.
mysql: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

@acosonic
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acosonic commented Jul 1, 2021

While I am trying to log in using root user, but it shows these errors.
mysql: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

@mostafijurr have you tried answer of @JTorres87 ? Take a look at second comment above yours.

@mostafijurr
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@acosonic I have tried with this. but it is not working. its shows errors.
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acosonic commented Jul 2, 2021

@acosonic I have tried with this. but it is not working. its shows errors.
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This would now be a different problem... What happens if you sudo su, then mysql -u root ... ?

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