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Old 08-06-2012, 01:02 PM   #1
Parameshwaran
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mysql in ubuntu


hi.. i am parameshwaran.. i am using ubuntu 12.04 os. I have installed mysql server 5.5 in my laptop. I was unable to access mysql by root. So i would like to uninstall and decided to reinstall again. But i cant uninstall also. please help me to resolve this issue.

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Old 08-06-2012, 02:03 PM   #2
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No need to uninstall, use this as a learning experience. If you were in a production environment you wouldnt be able to simply remove MySQL and reinstall it.

Follow these steps: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/...rmissions.html

You said you were unable to uninstall is apt giving you errors?

---------- Post added 08-06-12 at 11:04 AM ----------

Sorry wrong version of MySQL referenced in the previous link, although the steps are probably the same here is the one for MySQL 5.5. http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/...rmissions.html
 
  


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