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> Debian Linux, MySQL Password
post Oct 13 2005, 02:18 AM
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Hi... May I know how to reset the password? I just install this MySQL and put a password in, it say "Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)" .. How?
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post Oct 13 2005, 12:53 PM
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First, there might be no password. Try just typing. 'mysql -u root'

If it still says you are denied access, you can do this:

mysqladmin -u root password new_password

If it says mysqladmin is not found, you probably have it and it's not in path. Just 'find / -name mysqladmin'

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