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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: changing root password

    Hello,
    I'm new to mysql, and am wondering how to change the root password?

  2. #2
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    mysqladmin -u root -p <oldpw> password <newpw>

    On a "naked" (new) installation, <oldpw> normally is <none>, i.e. <blank>,
    that means you can omit the second parameter (-p <oldpw>) completely.
    Last edited by matt_p; 12-20-04 at 08:17.

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