29 June 2010

Amarok - MySQL vs SQLite

I haven't used Amarok for more than 6 months and the first thing I encountered when I launched it was the missing collection problem, although in my case, it was a lot less complicated than what the others faced. All I did was set up a MySQL database and the problem was solved.

Here's how you can set up a MySQL database for Amarok:

MySQL setup for Amarok Do note that you can use any password you want.

MySQL is a lot faster than SQLite if you've got a huge music collection (like me). So, for those of you out there who are still using the default SQLite, it might be worth the while to switch to MySQL.


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