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Set root password in XAMPP’s phpMyAdmin

I needed to set root password for my mysql.

I started XAMPP

/opt/xampp/xampp start

I browsed to http://myhost/phpmyadmin

In the phpMyAdmin window, I selected SQL tab from the right panel. This opened the SQL tab where I can run the SQL queries.

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XAMPP in Sun Solaris x86

I was looking for some ready package of Apache, mysql, php and phpmyadmin. In linux there is LAMP. For my Sun Solaris x86 I headed for SAMP. After a long time googling I couldn’t find any ready to install product. In XAMPP, there is a version for Solaris SPARC no x86. But, there was a beta version for Sun Solaris x86. I found it here http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-beta.html . Thanks to Kai Seidler for helping me out. Coz, when I tried to install the sparc version on x86, it gave me an error, it also provided a e-mail address to contact. So, I mailed and in reply he gave me beta version link, thanks for quick response.

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