Reading table information for completion of table and column names You can turn off this feature to get a quicker startup with -A
mysql -hhostname -uusername -ppassword -Pport -A
~$mysql -u username -p -A Enter password: Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g. Your MySQL connection id is 4828 Server version: 5.7.30-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 (Ubuntu) Copyright (c) 2000, 2020, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.