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phpMyAdmin 4.1.6 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 4.1.6 update.

phpMyAdmin 4.1.6

What’s New in phpMyAdmin 4.1.6

phpMyAdmin 4.1.6 is a bugfix release. A few highlights include:

  • bug #4232 User not found after creating the user
  • bug #4241 Confusing dialog when trying to create an already existing user
  • bug #4239 Missing LIMIT clause for some queries
  • rfe #1489 Do not show create icon when user has no privileges
  • bug #4218 Chrome behavior with date fields
  • bug #3579 NOW() function incorrectly selected (regression)
  • bug #4244 Advisor complaints about MariaDB 10.x is version less than 5.1
  • bug #3889 When login fails and error display is active, login data is displayed (regression)
  • bug #4247 open_basedir warnings on export page
  • bug #4013 AJAX request waiting until version info is retrieved
  • bug #4248 js error when changing number of columns in status monitor

The complete changelog for phpMyAdmin 4.1.6 can be found here.

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 4.1.6 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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