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After I Install mysql on my droplet, As soon as I exit; from mysql I get ERROR 1045 Access denied

ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user ‘root’@‘localhost’ (using password: NO)

I followed the instructions in stage 2 of https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-linux-apache-mysql-php-lamp-stack-ubuntu-18-04#step-2-—-installing-mysql

I have tries removing and purging and re-installing in case I made a mistake. If i did I made the same mistake again. What might it be?

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Hey friend!

How are you passing the user/pass to MySQL at that stage? Do you have a /root/.my.cnf file with a password already defined?

Maybe that will give me an idea of how best to tackle it.

Jarland