Gentoo Linux - phpMyAdmin

October 2016

To install phpMyAdmin run the command

# emerge phpMyAdmin

Then it will create the configuration directory:

# cd phpMyAdmin
# mkdir config
# chmod o+rw config
# cp config/
chmod o+w config/

Type the following address in your browser, use the wizard to configure the database, then save. If this is not the case, the changes will not be taken into account.


Change the path to the configuration file and remove the additional permissions.

# mv config/
# chmod o-rw
# rmdir config

Type the following address to verify your configuration


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