packages: freeradius vs freeradius-mysql

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Fri Jan 22 20:38:33 CET 2016

On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 02:16:28PM -0500, Daniel Lopez wrote:
> Hi. I'm using Freeradius 2.1.12  in Ubuntu 14.04 with MYSQL and PhpMyadmin.

That's old.

> I install only freeradius-mysql package and so far everything has gone
> well. However recently I've seen some tutorials where they install both
> freeradius and freeradius-mysql.
> I was wrong to install only freeradius-mysql package? what features could I
> miss?

Packages have dependencies. Installing freeradius-mysql will
automatically install freeradius as well.


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