Unable to register on Free Internet Chess Server?

Hello. Attempting to register on http://www.freechess.org yields this error: "ERROR: DBI connect('database=FICS:mysql_socket=/tmp/mysql.sock','Reg_Mgr',...) failed: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (111) at /usr/local/apache/cgi-lib/FICS_DB.pm... show more Hello. Attempting to register on http://www.freechess.org yields this error:

"ERROR: DBI connect('database=FICS:mysql_socket=/tmp... failed: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (111) at /usr/local/apache/cgi-lib/FICS_DB.pm line 2445 ".

How do I fix this so I am able to register? Thanks.
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