Ploblem: forget MySQL root password
Solutions: Recover(Hack) Mysql root password

1. Login as root
2. Stop the MySQL server by using command

/etc/init.d/mysql stop
#or
ps aux | grep mysql
kill -9 mysqlID

3. Start MySQL server without password

mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables &
#/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables &

4.Connect to mysql server using mysql client

mysql -u root

5. Now you need to Setup new MySQL root user password

mysql> use mysql;
mysql> update user set password=PASSWORD("newrootpassword") where user='root';
mysql> flush privileges;
mysql> quit

6. Restart MySQL

/etc/init.d/mysql stop
/etc/init.d/mysql start

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