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I'm doing a fresh install of OJS 2.1.1 in the hopes of finally moving our 1.9 version over ot it.
The install instructions say: "4. Open a web browser to <http://yourdomain.com/path/to/ojs/> and follow the on-screen installation instructions."
This seems simple, but I get the following response when I do so: "DB Error: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)" Since I've not set up any db for this install yet, and my hosting service doesn't use 'localhost' as an option, I'm sort of stuck. I know the server I will be using for the install, but am unsure of how to go forward.
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