Quick mysql commands

# configure mysql 1st time
mysql -u root --skip-password
mysql>  ALTER USER 'root'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'xxx';
# create databases
mysqladmin -u root create wp_somename;

# now run mysql as root
mysql -u root mysql -p

CREATE USER 'example_user'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED WITH mysql_native_password BY 'password';

CREATE USER 'example_user'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';  /* in case above doesn't work */

GRANT ALL ON example_database.* TO 'example_user'@'localhost';

flush privileges;


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