If you have installed MySQL and you cannot connect to it after installation, you may try the following:
sudo mysql -u root
ALTER USER 'root'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED WITH mysql_native_password BY 'yourpassword';
Replace the password with the one you want.
1 – Preparation and installation
- Download rufus
- Download latest stable cinnamon version ISO
- Use Rufus to create a bootable USB
- Boot the system with the USB. You can try to press F10 while booting in order to activate the boot menu. If it does not work you will have to enter the BIOS (you should google for the keyboard shortcut according to the manufacturer).
⚠️ Warning ⚠️
If you have Windows already installed, Linux might not be able to detect the previous installation, You should make sure that Windows and Linux use the same mode (either BIOS or UEFI). See multiboot article for more. Always double check you are using the same mode when you multi-boot.
If windows are detected properly or you are not using Windows at all, you can install Mint and proceed to the next steps.
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