phpMyAdmin is a wonderful tool which allows you to use your web browser to administer your MySQL databases. It gives you a nice GUI to “create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields, manage privileges, [and] export data into various formats”.
This quick start is designed to help you get phpMyAdmin up and running lighting fast. I am currently running RedHat Linux AS3. Apache and php are already configured and running on my server. This post concentrates only on the specifics to installing phpMyAdmin 126.96.36.199.
1) Download phpMyAdmin from the download page at http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/downloads.php
I downloaded the file named english.tar.bz2.
2) Unzip phpMyAdmin: