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My uncle gave me access to his server so I could play around with mysql and php. He installed php and mysql on it created a user as well folder for me to play around in. I was wondering how to access mysql from my laptop. I am using filezilla to connect to the server, through ssh. Do I need a client version that connects to the server or anything like that?

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There are several applications for mysql access, below are free ones.

mac os -> sequel pro www.sequelpro.com windows -> sqlyog community https://code.google.com/p/sqlyog/downloads/list

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