can't connect to local mysql server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)
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ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)

user10000

# Remove mysql
sudo apt-get remove --purge mysql\*

#update repositories
sudo apt update

# Reinstall it
sudo apt install mysql-server mysql-client

# Test if it runs
sudo mysql

# You can install also thes pachages. Optionnaly
sudo apt install php

#mesabo youbeyou

can't connect to local mysql server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)

user3516

Try to start the MySQL server:
mysql.server start

Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)

user5766

ln -s /private/var/mysql/mysql.sock /tmp/mysql.sock