I am using DigitalOcean to learn Ubuntu. I have a droplet setup and have following all previous tutorials and resolved all problems by searching Digitalocean or other resaources online. My droplet is running Ubuntu 18.04.3 and has a LAMP stack installed and tested (basic test).
I am now tring to install PhpMyAdmin using this (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-secure-phpmyadmin-on-ubuntu-18-04) but getting a circular error when connecting PhpMyAdmin to my MySQL which has a root password set.
mysql said: ERROR 1064 (42000) at line 1: You have an error in your SQL │ syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version │ for the right syntax to use near 'IDENTIFIED BY 'O9NrTHwK7heC'' at line │ 1 . Your options are: │ * abort - Causes the operation to fail; you will need to downgrade, │ reinstall, reconfigure this package, or otherwise manually intervene │ to continue using it. This will usually also impact your ability to │ install other packages until the installation failure is resolved. │ * retry - Prompts once more with all the configuration questions │ (including ones you may have missed due to the debconf priority
I have follow the abort / retry paths and responded to different senarios but do not seem to resolve this. Appreciates your support
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