Cannot login as root in phpmyadmin, installed on Ubuntu LAMP 16.04 Droplet

August 27, 2017 4.3k views
MySQL Ubuntu 16.04

Hi all,

I have installed phpmyadmin on my LAMP droplet using this tutorial

but I cannot login as root user using the password i setup during installation.

Any ideas?

Thank you

1 Answer

Purge Mysql and install it again with a new password

  • Thank you so much !!!

    For anyone in the same boat:

    sudo apt-get remove dbconfig-mysql

    sudo apt-get purge mysql*

    sudo apt-get autoremove

    sudo apt-get autoclean

    sudo apt-get install mysql-server

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