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phpMyAdmin 4.0.5 Released: Installation and Upgrade

phpMyAdmin is an awesome web-based database management tool. Learning phpMyAdmin can come in very handy for bloggers and web-developers. This post introduces the recently released phpMyAdmin 4.0.5 update.

phpMyAdmin 4.0.5

What’s New in phpMyAdmin 4.0.5

phpMyAdmin 4.0.5 is primarily a bugfix release containing the following fixes to improve operation:

  • bug #3977 Not detected configuration storage
  • bug #3970 Pressing enter in the filter field reloads page
  • bug #3984 Cannot insert in this table (PHP
  • bug #3989 Reloading privileges does not update the interface
  • bug #3960 NavigationBarIconic config not honored
  • bug #3985 Call to undefined function mb_detect_encoding
  • bug #4007 Analyze option not shown for InnoDB tables
  • bug #4015 Forcing a storage engine for configuration storage
  • bug Incorrect Drizzle 7 detection
  • bug #4019 Create database if not exists (export): add an option to the interface to enable generating CREATE DATABASE and USE (false by default)
  • bug #4012 Crash on CSV file import
  • bug #4009 Statistic Monitor shows only last 3 digits in graph
  • bug #3998 Non-permanent SQL history not working
  • bug #3578 Transformations for text/plain on a BLOB column
  • [security] Improved protection against cross framing, see PMASA-2013-10
  • Reinstated configuration directive: AllowThirdPartyFraming

Installation and Configuration Instructions

Ubuntu Installation
phpMyAdmin Tweaks

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Upgrade Instructions

If you followed our installation guide for Ubuntu, then you can upgrade to phpMyAdmin 4.0.5 using the following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

That’s it. Enjoy administering your databases using phpMyAdmin’s web interface.


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Anand is a self-learned computer enthusiast, a part-time blogger, and a Food Scientist by career. He has been blogging since 2010 on Linux, Ubuntu, Home/Media/File Servers, Smart Home Automation, and related HOW-TOs on htpcbeginner.com and smarthomebeginner.com.