Ubuntu Mysql ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user ‘root’@'localhost’

# /etc/init.d/mysql stop
# mysqld_safe –user=mysql –skip-grant-tables –skip-networking &
# mysql -u root mysql

mysql> UPDATE user SET Password=PASSWORD('newpassword') where USER='root';
mysql> FLUSH PRIVILEGES;<!--more-->
mysql> quit

# /etc/init.d/mysqld restart
# mysql -uroot -p
Enter password:

mysql>

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