MySQL Newbie 002: PhpMyAdmin Error: “Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable”

The titled error message is referring to wrong permissions of configuration file “config.inc.php” and a simple chmod command will suffice:

shell> chmod 0755 config.inc.php

In case you wonder where to find this config.inc.php file, it is located in the same folder where PhpMyAdmin is installed. And for a more detailed solution on both Linux and Windows systems, please click here.

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