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From Alexander Thurgood <>
Subject Re: Connecting to MySQL problem.
Date Wed, 26 Sep 2012 17:14:41 GMT
Le 26/09/12 15:58, Ian Whitfield a écrit :

Hi Ian,

> I entered
> "mysql -h localhost  -u root -p"
> in Konsole and got error "Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'
> (using password: YES)"
> So re-installed _ALL_ MySQL packages again and tried once more
> Same result!!

Try it without the -p parameter. On some default installations, even the
root user doesn't have a password.

So just :

mysql -u root

You shouldn't have to specify "-h localhost" if you are connecting to
the server on the same machine.


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