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Always get "Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'" after installing
Posted by: Marco Baar ()
Date: October 13, 2012 02:29AM

Hey there,

got an Ubuntu 10.04 v-server to install. First I have to reinstall mysql to reset all mysql-stuff on this mashine.

# remove installation first
sudo apt-get --purge remove mysql-server mysql-common mysql-client libmysqlclient15-dev libmysql-ruby

# reinstall mysql for a fresh instance
sudo apt-get install mysql-server

# all 3 password request, I answer them with <enter> to have a default password of ""

# now trying to get the mysql console with root
mysql
# ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

# or
mysql -uroot -hlocalhost
mysqladmin --no-defaults -u root version

# all the same error

Hope you can help me.

So long Marco

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