No call to sql functions and commands

mysql

#1

I have entered the CLI to begin sql database creation but my terminal wont let me call commands just gives me the following when i try. Can anyone explain the reason why?

bbelfort:~/workspace $ mysql-ctl start

  • Starting MySQL database server mysqld
    …done.
    bbelfort:~/workspace ls MySQL New Folder/ README.md hello-world.html bbelfort:~/workspace show database
    bash: show: command not found
    bbelfort:~/workspace $ mysql-ctl cli
    Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
    Your MySQL connection id is 62
    Server version: 5.5.57-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 (Ubuntu)

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mysql> ‘help;’
-> show database
-> create database
->


#2

Have you tried adding a semicolon after a line? -> show database;