On Ubuntu 18.04, Installing MySQL Does Not Set the Root Password.

MySQL Root Password

One of the things I love about using Ubuntu as my primary operating system is that I can have quickly set up a ‘bare metal’ LAMP development environment. While I unusually run my client websites inside on of my custom Vagrant boxes, for working on personal projects or plugin/theme customisation everything’s much faster when it’s… Continue reading On Ubuntu 18.04, Installing MySQL Does Not Set the Root Password.

Stopping unresponsive programs in Ubuntu

This is a simple problem, with a simple solution. Which I will forget. Hence the post. The following command will list all running applications on a Linux system. The first two columns are the user running the application, and the applications program id or “pid”. Example output However, it would be ideal to search for… Continue reading Stopping unresponsive programs in Ubuntu