After some OM here had some Problems with mysql, I checked some Installations on two modern Linux Distribution.
Linux Mint 17 and Ubuntu LTS. Both 64 bit Distributions and both fresh Setups.
CQRLOG needs mysql. It won't work with mariadb, a fork of mysql.
First Test was on Linux Mint 17.
In the original PPA, cqrlog Version 1.7.X is included. If you use this Version first, mysql will be installed and everything is working. Updates for newer Version will work also.
It is different, when you are using the deb-File or adding ok2cqr-PPA to the Sources for the first Installation.
In this case, both Installation Routines will install mariadb instead of mysql and the Installation will not work. You have to install mysql manually first, before installing cqrlog.
Next Test was on Ubuntu LTS.
Even in the original PPA with cqrlog 1.7.X, mariadb will be installed. On Ubuntu, you always have to install mysql first.
The best way for the mysql Installation is synaptic and not the graphical Softwaretool. In synaptic, you clearly see what you are doing and what will be installed.
In the Softwaretool, the msql Entry could be a link to mariadb.
I didn't test it with every Desktop Version, so it could be different.
I don't know the difference between mariadb and mysql and why cqrlog will not work with mariadb, but this is a little trap for newcomers and fresh Installations.
73 Heinz-Juergen DO1YHJ
Testing with Fedora 64 bit. Fedora has Version 1.8.1 in his Sources. Runs out of the box.
Mon, 2014-10-13 16:41#1
mysql and mariadb. New cqrlog Installation on Ubuntu LTS and Mint 17