Reset your MySQL root password

Forgetting passwords isn't generally a good idea. It does happen, though, and if it happens to your MySQL server, this is the process you need to follow in order to recover it.

First of all, you need to stop the running MySQL server. You need to be root on your system, then:

# /etc/init.d/mysql stop

Now, we need to make a text file called an init file ...

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Sun buy MySQL AB

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Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz has announced on his blog that Sun are acquiring MySQL AB, the parent company and commercial arm of popular relational database system MySQL.

... we're putting a billion dollars behind the M in LAMP. If you're an industry insider, you'll know what that means - we're acquiring MySQL AB, the company behind MySQL, the world's most popular open source database... So what ...

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Moodle - open source VLE system

A quick walkthrough of the installation of Moodle on an Ubuntu Gutsy system (using MySQL as the database type).

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