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Remove MySQL 5.5 Completely from Ubuntu LAMP

When you want to completely remove MySQL 5.5 from your local Ubuntu LAMP server, you can use these terminal commands:

sudo service mysql stop
sudo killall -9 mysql
sudo killall -9 mysqld
sudo apt-get remove --purge mysql-server mysql-client mysql-common
sudo apt-get autoremove
sudo apt-get autoclean
sudo deluser mysql
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/mysql
sudo apt-get purge mysql-server-core-5.5
sudo apt-get purge mysql-client-core-5.5

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