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I am quiete new and somehow I crashed my phpmyadmin website, it can't be displayed without errors after changing the port of it once. So does it has any effect on my databases when I reinstall my phpmyadmin ? I guess it will not change anything since it doesn't come with mySQL together, but I want to be sure. So :

Can I simply uninstall and re-install without loosing any data from mySQL databases?

I use an Ubuntu 12.04 server, thx in advance! if you need more information...letme know.

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There will be no impact on you running database(s) as phpmyadmin is just a management interface.

Use: apt-get remove phpmyadmin
Remove /etc/phpmyadmin config directory and check your /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/ vhost files.

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Yes, phpMyAdmin is just another piece of software and MySQL doesn't depends on it to run.

But maybe you'd better try to debug and resolve an issue? Nothing stops you from nuking your phpMyADmin again. Can you at least post some logs, include some config samples?

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Hey kworr, of course i first tried to solve the issue. Here is the full information :… – RayofCommand Sep 30 '13 at 8:43

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