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phpMyAdmin 4.2.9 Released: Installation and Upgrade

phpMyAdmin is an awesome web-based database management tool. Learning phpMyAdmin MySQL administration can come in very handy for bloggers and web-developers. This post introduces the recently released phpMyAdmin 4.2.9 update.

phpMyAdmin 4.2.9

What’s New in phpMyAdmin 4.2.9

phpMyAdmin 4.2.9 comes with few minor fixes:

– bug ajax.js responseHandler: cannot read property of null
– bug sql.js: str is undefined
– bug #4524 Allow for direct selection of “0” on the “user overview” page
– bug #4529 Undefined index: pos
– bug #4523 tbl_change.js: insert as new row submit type on multiple selected records does not set all AUTO_INCREMENTs to 0 value
– bug ajax.js responseHandler: another “cannot read property”
– bug tbl_structure.js “cannot read property”

The complete changelog for phpMyAdmin 4.2.9 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 4.2.9 using the following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

That’s it. Enjoy administering your databases using the improved web interface of phpMyAdmin 4.2.9.


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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.