Help! Mysql support and Joomla

Chris Mohler cr33dog at
Sun Mar 9 18:49:07 UTC 2008

On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 1:42 PM, KING Farrel <kingofpc001 at> wrote:
> I was trying to install Joomla on my laptop with Ubuntu installed, and when
> I reach at the Pre-installation Check page I saw -MySQL Support - No and
> when I proceed towards the FTP Configuration Page I also saw this message:
> Unable to connect to the database:The MySQL adapter "mysql" is not
> available.
> But I have MySQL-Server installed. I don't know whether there is any
> configuration I have to do first with MySQL-Server.

You need to install the php-mysql package usinf Synaptic or apt-get,
and then restart the web server.


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