As a reminder, if I ever get problems with MySQL authentication again. This are the commands I need to completely wipe MySQL and start getting asked for a password again. sudo rm -rf /var/lib/mysql \ /var/lib/mysql/mysql \ /var/log/mysql \ /usr/lib/perl5/DBD/mysql \ /usr/lib/perl5/auto/DBD/mysql \ /usr/lib/mysql \ /usr/bin/mysql \ /usr/share/mysql \ /usr/share/dbconfig-common/internal/mysql \ /etc/init.d/mysql \ /etc/apparmor.d/abstractions/mysql \…Continue Reading “Completely remove MySQL”