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LAMP Setup "ERROR Establishing Connection to Database"


Since Mysql 5.7, root access to databases has changed.

For applications like WordPress to communicate with the database with the root user, some adjustments must be made.


sudo mysql

SELECT user,authentication_string,plugin,host FROM mysql.user;

ALTER USER 'root'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED WITH mysql_native_password BY 'password';



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