I am trying to install mysql and later phpmyadmin on a ubuntu 14.04 server after initial install.
So far I have configured Apache.
there is no mysql folder inside /etc/
I used the command
sudo apt-get install mysql-server to install mysql
When I do this I have no prompt for a password and the mysql folder is still not created inside /etc/ but it says it installed anyway.
First of all, I'd advice you to follow this link:
Second, as mentioned in the link, sometimes (though in my case it took care of itself), you may need to activate MySQL installation using