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  1. In Terminal, run:
    brew install mysql
  2. Go to my.cnf file and in section [mysqld] add line:
  3. mysql -uroot to log into mysql
  4. then inside shell execute this command:
    ALTER USER 'root'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED WITH mysql_native_password BY '[password]';

I'd like 3 hours of my life back, please.