System Administration


Articles marked as System Administration are usually geared towards Linux security, networking, server configuration, virtualization, and similar topics.


At Linux Nightly, we’re always auditing our Linux servers and desktops, and looking for ways to improve performance and security. In these guides, we share some of the helpful things we’ve learned.

[Solved] ERROR 1698 (28000) Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’

Are you getting the following error when trying to login to the MySQL root on an Ubuntu system or other Linux distribution? We’ll show you how to clear it up in a matter of seconds. ERROR 1698 (28000): Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’ Explanation: This error is caused by the auth_socket plugin. The simplest solution

[Solved] ERROR 1698 (28000) Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’ Read More »