Hope you are doing great.
The error that you are facing because of Authentication:
Can you please follow the below steps and let us know if you face any issue:
Restart it manually with the skip-grant-tables option: mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables
Now, open a new terminal window and run the MySQL client: mysql -u root
Reset the root password manually with this MySQL command: UPDATE mysql.user SET
Password=PASSWORD('password') WHERE User='root';
If you are using MySQL 5.7 (check using mysql --version in the Terminal) then the command is:
UPDATE mysql.user SET authentication_string=PASSWORD('password') WHERE User='root';
Flush the privileges with this MySQL command: FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
Please try and update us.
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