UPDATE: I did this forum post's solution, I'm just gonna setup MySQL tomorrow, the thing is giving me a headache and kinda pissed me off a bit, I'll probably be in a better head space then. Btw, this is for a WordPress site I'm wanting to do. It's been a pain to setup MySQL on Kubuntu, I've tried the following command with no success: sudo apt-get purge mysql-server mysql-client mysql-common mysql-server-core-* mysql-client-core-* In return, when I type yes to remove, I get this: (Reading database ... 462013 files and directories currently installed.) Removing mysql-server-8.0 (8.0.28-0ubuntu0.20.04.3) ... Failed to stop mysql.service: Unit mysql.service not loaded. invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action "stop" failed. dpkg: error processing package mysql-server-8.0 (--remove): installed mysql-server-8.0 package pre-removal script subprocess returned error exit st atus 1 dpkg: too many errors, stopping Failed to stop mysql.service: Unit mysql.service not loaded. invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action "stop" failed. Failed to preset unit: File mysql.service: Link has been severed /usr/bin/deb-systemd-helper: error: systemctl preset failed on mysql.service: No such fi le or directory Failed to start mysql.service: Unit mysql.service not found. invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action "start" failed. Unit mysql.service could not be found. dpkg: error while cleaning up: installed mysql-server-8.0 package post-installation script subprocess returned error e xit status 1 Errors were encountered while processing: mysql-server-8.0 Processing was halted because there were too many errors. E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) I seriously need help, I've been digging through hundreds of forums answers and they all ended up to something similar to this, any help is appreciated. Thank you in advance.