How to Connect to MySQL 8 with DBeaver

By Tony Mackay ·

After installing MySQL 8 on Ubuntu 20.04 you will notice there's no way to create databases using tools like DBeaver because the root user is only accessible from the mysql client on the local machine.

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Written by Tony Mackay

Tony is the founder and editor of GraspingTech, a blog that helps developers and business owners deploy modern web applications to the cloud. He has written over one hundred tutorials which have been read by more than a million people. Some of the topics he covers are Linux, Virtualization, DevOps and web development.

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