How to change the default MySQL password for XAMPP

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So I try to find which web server is already running. Zombie apaches I check for zombie apaches. Skype I close Skype. Other listeners on port 80 I checked for other listeners on port 80, as suggested in mnfc's answer.

How to install, start and test XAMPP on Mac OSX

What is inside apache logs? Where can I find these logs? While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. Spot on.

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Thanks for the answer. I indeed had checked that already, but forgot to mention that in my post. I have added it now. Unfortunately, that did not give me any clue for a process that is blocking my Apache server.

There is something, which listen. See line: tcp46 0 0. Eddy Eddy 1. Ever since, MySQL won't start in my manager-osx application.

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It doesn't throw me an in the application log. This is what it says:. MySQL isn't. When I go to phpmyadmin, it throws me this error message.

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After looking around the internet a bit, I found a similar problem a user had with MAMP, another user recommended killing the mysql process, what ever that means. Could this be a fix to my problem?

XAMPP MySQL won't start on OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.11El Capitan and how to fix it

There should be number near the top, something like or Previous tablespace Try this, sudo service mysql stop it will stop any other mysql services and then restart xampp. This could be due to the fact that another instance of mysqd is already running in your mac-book-pro MacOs I tried that route many times, with out any success.

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Finally the following worked for me :. I have same problem and get this error in hostname.

You seem to have found a work-around by killing the process, but make sure you check for free space on your MySQL partition. If your logs or db files are consuming all your drive space, mysqld will not start. And also uncomment this configuration file also in httpd. This is already taken care of at the Sites level webroot by following the previous step. PHP 7. Also if you have a clean install and want the earlier MySQL version 5. MySQL 8 is relatively new and not in many production set ups.