Install MariaDB Server on Arch Linux

This tutorial is going to show you how to install MariaDB Server on Arch Linux and all derivatives. MariaDB is a fork of MySQL Server which is open source, robust, stable and powerful. MariaDB has been used my millions users around the world to power up their websites and other purposes.

Steps to install MariaDB on Arch Linux

Open Terminal and type the following command


Type y and press enter to start the installation.

Next is to initialize the database for first use.

Now start the server

Secure Mariadb installation

Follow on screen wizard. You will be asked to enter or change the root password here.


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