Basically, I'm new to mysql (or to any database for that matter).
I have an old version installed on my linux machine. I thought, as a
learning exercise I'd take 2 files (tab separated tables) load them
into mysql and then merge or join them.
So what are the steps? The first thing I tried was to create a
mysqladmin create MACARP
and the error I get is
CREATE DATABASE failed; error: 'Access denied for user: '@localhost' to database
A similar attempt to create a user ended similarly. Can I get some