Installing phpmyadmin on Ubuntu 12.04

  • Posted July 12, 2014

Hi I’ve install digitial ocean lamp stack application

following these steps

I keep on getting this error message installing phpmyadmin on Ubuntu 14-04

An error occurred while installing the database: │ │ │ │ ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user ‘root’@‘localhost’ (using │ │ password: YES) │ │ │ │ If at this point you choose “retry”, you will be prompted with all the │ │ configuration questions once more and another attempt will be made at │ │ performing the operation. “retry (skip questions)” will immediately │ │ attempt the operation again, skipping all questions. If you choose │ │ “abort”, the operation will fail and you will need to downgrade, │ │ reinstall, reconfigure this package, or otherwise manually intervene to │ │ continue using it. If you choose “ignore”, the operation will continue, │ │ ignoring further errors from dbconfig-common.

Any suggestions?

Thanks for your help


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cat /root/.my.cnf | tail -1 | awk -F'=' '{print $2}'

to get MySQL’s root password. Copy it and run the phpmyadmin installer again and use it when it asks you for the root password.