When I try to setup a root password for the MySQL server following this guide (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-linux-apache-mysql-php-lamp-stack-on-ubuntu-20-04) I always get the following error message: … Failed! Error: SET PASSWORD has no significance for user ‘root’@‘localhost’ as the authentication method used doesn’t store authentication data in the MySQL server. Please consider using ALTER USER instead if you want to change authentication parameters. So I can´t proceed with the installation. Does anybody know how I can solve this problem?
Best regards heusmich
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