Rest MySQL root password

we all hate this ERROR 1045 (28000):

the problem starts with  “you can’t access and u will not be able to change the MySQL/MariaDB password while the service is running u have to disable it and run mysqld_safe which will allow u to update the user table inside MySQL database with no password then u will be able to run MySQL/MariaDB again with  the new password”

First Solution

1 – service mysqld stop

2 – mysqld_safe –skip-grant-tables

3 – run mysql command it will let u in without password

4 – now u will be able to  update the user table

apply this code inside mysql shell

the new root password will be UNIXAWY

5 – killall mysqld

6- service mysqld start

Second Solution

1- create file restmysqlpwd.txt

2 – insert this code inside

 

3 – service mysqld stop

4 – mysqld_safe –init-file restmysqlpwd.txt

5- killall mysqld

6 – service mysqld start

 

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