Install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04/16.10 Systems. How to install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu via Terminal commands. Learn how to install and configure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu Linux Systems. phpMyAdmin is a free and open source tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL or MariaDB with the use of a web browser phpMyAdmin is a powerful tool that can almost every possible task (in regard to Database). It can perform various tasks such as creating, modifying or deleting databases, tables, fields or rows; executing SQL statements; or managing users and permissions.
The phpMyAdmin team announced the release of phpMyAdmin 188.8.131.52 (security fixes), phpMyAdmin 184.108.40.206 (security fixes), and phpMyAdmin 4.6.4 (security and bug fixes).
These phpMyAdmin release includes many security fixes of various levels of severity. We recommend all users upgrade to this release immediately. For full information on the vulnerabilities fixed and mitigation factors for users who are unable to upgrade, refer to the ChangeLog file included with this release and the security announcements at https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/.
Aside from the security fixes, bugs have been fixed in version 4.6.4 affecting:
- Create view when no view name specified
- Changing a password
- Fix deleting of users with non-English locales
- Fixed password change on MariaDB without auth plugin
- and more
Install phpMyAdmin 4.6.4 on Ubuntu
Run the following commands in Terminal to install phpMyAdmin 4.6.4 on Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10 and other Ubuntu Derivatives:
sudo apt-get install mysql-server
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:nijel/phpmyadmin
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin