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I messed up my phpmyadmin, I haven't logged in, in phpmyadmin, in a while, and as a result i forgot my password, so i purged it like so: sudo apt-get purge phpmyadmin.

I did get some error messages asking for my password but i forgot that, so i just pressed ignore, after that i installed phpmyadmin again like so: sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin. This time i wont be forgetting my password. But now, when i logging my phpmyadmin I get a 404 not found error page!?

Question: How do i completely remove phpmyadmin and as a result get phpmyadmin working again

Note: I am running Ubuntu 12.10(AMD64)

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sudo dpkg-reconfigure phpmyadmin –  Tachyons Mar 2 '13 at 2:10
    
Can you considering accepting answer. –  AgentCool Dec 8 '13 at 4:36

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You might want to try sudo dpkg-reconfigure phpmyadmin

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You have to remove total. I mean sudo apt-get purge phpmyadmin*

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Plz note that there is note that there is no sapce between the 'phpmyadmin' and *. P.S. - cost me a lot yesterday. –  akki Dec 7 '13 at 4:00
    
@Yes there is no space. –  AgentCool Dec 7 '13 at 14:16
    
I was actually telling that to @blade19899, so as to save him from the mistake that i did. –  akki Dec 7 '13 at 16:57

sudo apt-get purge libapache2-mod-php5

sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5

sudo apt-get purge phpmyadmin

sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

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