I'm trying to install phpMyAdmin on my Ubuntu 10.04 server, by doing 'apt-get install phpmyadmin'. Installer asks me for MySQL administrator password and for phpMyAdmin database user password, but not for phpMyAdmin root user password. How do I obtain/reset this password to access my newly installed server?
I'm not sure I follow you. The phpMyAdmin root user is the MySQL root user. So whatever your MySQL username/password is, that's what you use to log in as root in phpMyAdmin. Do you have a root password for MySQL? If not, set it like this: