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    Question I have a real simple root question...

    What exactly would I type to change my root password ? Please help. I am using putty to connect. Thanks.

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    anyone ?

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    You can change the password on any MySQL account like this.

    update mysql.user set password = password('newpassword') where User='root';
    flush privileges;

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    i would type it just like that ? replacing with my password, of course .


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