linux mint new user , cannot get program to run

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linux mint new user , cannot get program to run

2021-06-30T21:17:34.391919Z 0 [System] [MY-010116] [Server] /usr/sbin/mysqld (mysqld 8.0.25-0ubuntu0.20.04.1) starting as process 112078
2021-06-30T21:17:34.393253Z 0 [Warning] [MY-013242] [Server] --character-set-server: 'utf8' is currently an alias for the character set UTF8MB3, but will be an alias for UTF8MB4 in a future release. Please consider using UTF8MB4 in order to be unambiguous.
2021-06-30T21:17:34.393270Z 0 [Warning] [MY-013244] [Server] --collation-server: 'utf8_bin' is a collation of the deprecated character set UTF8MB3. Please consider using UTF8MB4 with an appropriate collation instead.
2021-06-30T21:17:34.443045Z 1 [ERROR] [MY-011011] [Server] Failed to find valid data directory.
2021-06-30T21:17:34.443276Z 0 [ERROR] [MY-010020] [Server] Data Dictionary initialization failed.
2021-06-30T21:17:34.443385Z 0 [ERROR] [MY-010119] [Server] Aborting
2021-06-30T21:17:34.444069Z 0 [System] [MY-010910] [Server] /usr/sbin/mysqld: Shutdown complete (mysqld 8.0.25-0ubuntu0.20.04.1) (Ubuntu).

linux mint new user , cannot get program to run

Hi !

Seems like you have Mysql (ver8) installed instead of MariaDB. Installing cqrlog 2.5.2 from package should install MariaDB. Are you sure you are installing the latest (2.5.2) version, or older one?

Have you checked these messages?

The link to installer seems to be broken in first message. Working link is


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Also, what linuxmint version

Also, what linuxmint version are you using?

Be for running my script please remove all you installed:
sudo apt remove cqrlog mysql-server mysql-client mysql-common
Hopefully that command works, not 100% sure... every mysql seems to be a bit different from what i remember

Or , if you have not done much with your system, just reinstall Linuxmint. then you have a clean install and i guarantee that my installer works like a charm

good luck !