Backup and retrieval of MySQL database from Windows to Linux
Most of the people don't know how to backup MySQL databas from windowse and retrieve it in Linux machine. Its not such a complicated one. Its very simple to use the MySQL database.
In Windows machine, get into Program Files/MySQL/MySQL Server 4.1/data, under this you can find all the database you have created.
Copy the databases you need and zip it.
Now come to your Linux machine, now unzip the databases inside the var/lib/mysql/ and restart the MySQL.
Now you can access the databases.