This is my phpmyadmin login page. I am using Ubuntu 16.04 . I am using the XAMPP server. Apache and php server are working fine ,but I cannot access the phpmyadmin. When I use sudo /opt/lampp/lampp restart . It shows mysql server is not running and it restarts it again .

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Remove the lampp folder from the /opt folder using the command

sudo rm -rf /opt/lampp

and now make a clean install again. But still I cannot figure out what my problem was.

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