Here’s one you might have had. “Lost connection to MySQL server at ‘reading initial communication packet’ “.

If  you get this, then I assume that you are connecting to another machine on the network, a virtual machine, or a remote server.

It’s a pretty simple fix. Edit your /etc/mysql/my.cnf (path may differ depending on your setup), and change the line that says bind-address = 127.0.0.1 to:

bind-address = 0.0.0.0

Save it, then restart mysql.

sudo service mysql restart

Job done!

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