Learn How To Install MyCLI on Linux (CentOS, Debian, Fedora, and Ubuntu)
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MyCLI is a command line client for MySQL and MariaDB that allows you to auto-complete and helps with the syntax of your SQL commands.
- Auto-completion as you type for SQL keywords as well as tables, views, and columns in the database.
- Syntax highlighting of input while typing.
- Support for multiline queries.
- Allows you to save your favorite queries.
- Prints tabular data in an appealing way.
- Support for SSL connections.
- Smart-completion (enabled by default) will suggest context-sensitive completion.
- Log every query and its results to a file.
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On Debian/Ubuntu distributions, you can easily install the MyCLI package using the
sudo apt-get install mycli
Fedora has a package available for MyCLI. Install it using
dnf command as shown below.
sudo dnf install mycli
For other Linux distributions such as RHEL/CentOS, you’ll need the Python Pip tool to install MyCLI.
Install Pip on your system.
sudo yum install python-pip
Once Pip has been installed, you can install MyCLI as follows.
sudo pip install mycli
Find your version of MyCLI and its usage using following two commands.
# mycli --version Version: 1.10.0 # mycli --help Usage: mycli [OPTIONS] [DATABASE] A MySQL terminal client with auto-completion and syntax highlighting. Examples: - mycli my_database - mycli -u my_user -h my_host.com my_database - mycli mysql://my_user@my_host.com:3306/my_database ...
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