I am a beginner and i have complete installation of slackware 11.0.i have mysql 5.0 as specified in the /var/log/packages as i could percieve .
when i enter the shell and type $ mysql
the error i am getting is
Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
. please give full commands as i am complete noob:confused: