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phpMyAdmin 4.0.8 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 4.0.8 update.

phpMyAdmin 4.0.8

What’s New in phpMyAdmin 4.0.8

phpMyAdmin 4.0.8 is a bugfix release containing the following fixes to improve operation:

  • bug #3988 Rename view is not working
  • bug #4041 Interaction between linkified fields and grid editing
  • bug #3975 Table grouping isn’t implemented properly
  • bug #4060 Browser tries to remember wrong password when
  • creating new user
  • bug #4002 Edit Index on big table doesn’t show “Loading” or any message
  • bug #4098 Default table tab is ignored
  • bug #4099 Server/library difference warning: setting is ignored
  • bug #4100 table tree group strategy
  • bug #4102 ALTER TABLE ORDER BY and InnoDB
  • bug #4103 Tracking report: cannot delete a statement
  • bug #3996 Drizzle navigation doesn’t expand
  • bug #4074 GIS column editor: point not displayed
  • bug #4109 Drizzle tables in navigation are shown as views
  • bug #4095 NUL symbols added to the end of database dump file
  • bug #4105 More disappears in table Structure
  • bug #3992 Multi-row edit doesn’t clear values when checking NULL

The complete changelog for phpMyAdmin 4.0.8 can be found here.

Installation and Configuration Instructions

Ubuntu Installation
phpMyAdmin Tweaks

Recommended Reading:

Upgrade Instructions

If you followed our installation guide for Ubuntu, then you can upgrade to phpMyAdmin 4.0.8 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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