ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server

Posted May 6, 2015 6.5k views
Linux BasicsCentOSMariaDB

I can not login to MariaDB with blank password. It’s show Enter current password for root (enter for none): ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can’t connect to local MySQL server through socket ’/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock’ (2). Please help. (Server just installed mariadb-server and httpd).

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Is it running?