Installing MySQL

  1. Go to the website http://dev.mysql.com
  2. From the download section of the site, download the package “Mac OS X (package format)” (ver 5.1 required)
  3. Open the downloaded .dmg file, and install the “mysql-5.1.XX-osx10.5-x86.pkg” package first.
  4. Then install “MySQLStartupItem.pkg” and finally “MySQL.prefPane”.
  5. Now you should see the new MySQL pane in the System Preferences window.

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  6. Click on the MySQL pane and Start the server (for your ease you can check “Automatically Start MySQL on Startup”).