Installing Webistrano on Ubuntu - mysql.sock error

Are you trying to install Webistrano on Ubuntu but you are running into the "Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock'" error?

Note that for some reason the .sock file on Ubuntu is located in /var/run/mysqld and it is called mysqld.sock not mysql.sock

Change /tmp/mysql.sock to /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock in your database configuration file (config/database.yml) in your webistrano directory and that should solve the problem.


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