[mythtv-users] Capturecard names and multirec tuners

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Thu Apr 11 19:53:00 UTC 2019

Jay Foster <jayf0ster at roadrunner.com> wrote:

> However, I could not get past step 1 (sudo mysql).  Whether I use 'sudo mysql' or just 'mysql', I get an error, "ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)". Any idea how to get past this?

You need to add the -p option so it will ask you for the password. However I'd also suggest not using root, use mythtv instead :

mysql -u mythtv -p

That will prompt you for the password (you'll find it in the mythtv config file), and then leave you with the mythconverg database selected.

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