Error When Installing MySQL

I was following a guide on how to setup LAMP stack on Ubuntu. When I was installing the MySQL server I kept on getting this error:

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August 29, 2022

Hello @c1ab4dbdb008-4f27-a33d-a4750f

I assume you’ve followed this tutorial

To install MySQL you can execute the following command

  1. sudo apt install mysql-server

Once completed you can run the secure installation script.

It seems like you’ve installed it but the service is unable to start. I’ll recommend you to check the error_log file and also check the journal for a more detailed error.

error_log is /var/log/mysql/error.log

And to check the journal you can execute

  1. journalctl -xeu mysql.service