Haven’t needed to reset my MySQL root passwords yet, but I suspect someday…. On a Debian based system this is easy and also demonstrate the importance of restricting physical access to your server. First run (sudo or root): dpkg-reconfigure mysql-server-5.5 Read more…


This might come in handy sometime. I had to use this method earlier today, after changing permissions and cleaning up some users. Accidentally changed the root password, no idea how I managed to do it really. First thing we need Read more…