Use mysql in OSX terminal

The installation process do not make the alias to the MySQL installation path so here is what I do.

alias mysql=/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql
alias mysqladmin=/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqladmin

Link: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/macosx-installation.html

MySQL Reference for OS X

First to login you use the following

mysql -u [username] -p
e.g.
mysql -u root -p

Link: http://www.comentum.com/mysql-administration.html