Step by step Install Ubuntu Server 9.10

Step by step guide install Ubuntu Server 9.10 :

1. Download latest iso file or request free ubuntu CD from shipit.

2. Insert CD on CDROM/DVDROM.

3. Make sure to boot from CD/DVDROM

Choose “install ubuntu server”


4. Choose Language

Language chosen in this step will be work in the future use.

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Howto reset mysql password on ubuntu server 9.10

New IBM server has arrived, its IBM X3100-42X.

Standard install required; DNS, LAMP and OpenSSH server on  Ubuntu Server 9.10.

Problem came when I forgot password for MySQL. I think the solution isn’t far from what I done in FreeBSD.

First attempt login to MySQL server :

# mysql -uroot -p

Enter password:
ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’ (using password: NO)

Look MySQL process :

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Open network access for mysql on ubuntu server

Error message came out when I try to access new vps server :

$ mysql -ubox-p -h

Enter password:
ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can’t connect to MySQL server on ‘’ (61)

Edit file :

# nano /etc/mysql/my.cnf

find this line :

bind-address           =

add # in the front into

#bind-address           =

save and restart mysql.

Re try again :

$ mysql -ubox -p -h

Enter password:
Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 50
Server version: 5.0.75-0ubuntu10.2 (Ubuntu)

Type ‘help;’ or ‘\h’ for help. Type ‘\c’ to clear the current input statement.