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    Linux User mactabilis's Avatar
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    Apr 2005

    gentoo and phpmyadmin

    I have installed phpmyadmin and when i view it on my localhost it asks for a passwd and username ,How do i create a passwd and username for it i cant find the options and i was not promted to do so.

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    These should be the MySQL username and passwords you have setup (if you have set these up already, if not, you will first need to set a root password for the MySQL server iirc, the command is:

    mysqladmin -u root password 'new-password'

    obviously changing new-password to the password you want to set. Then using phpmyadmin, the username would be root, and the password what you specify here.
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