Mysql root password reset on Ubuntu

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Stop mysql service

sudo /etc/init.d/mysql stop

Start without password

sudo mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables &

Connect to Mysql

mysql -uroot

Reset password

use mysql;

update user set password=PASSWORD("passwordgoeeshere") where User='root';

flush privileges;


Restart mysql

sudo /etc/init.d/mysql stop
sudo /etc/init.d/mysql start
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