I am in Ubuntu 20.04. I followed the MySQL installation tutorial and I got an error after running
sudo mysql_secure_installation so I decided to uninstall and reinstall. I tried the entire process again and I started getting a different error. I then began trying various methods of wiping the system clean of MySQL (and I clearly broke something) so I had to revert to a backup of the server. I’ve run into so many different errors that I can’t really keep track of what the problem actually is and I would just like to completely start over in regards to MySQL. I’ve tried purge and everything like that but it hasn’t reset everything. I assume some files come preinstalled with Ubuntu and those don’t get touched when running most remove commands.
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