phpMyAdmin - Error Cannot start session without errors, please check errors given in your PHP and/or webserver log file and configure your PHP installation properly.

The fix for this was setting the correct permissions in /var/lib/php, it needs to be "root.root"

And /var/lib/php/session needs to be "root.apache" to work properly.

After that I was able to login to phpMyAdmin as normal.  This whole thing happened because I accidentally changed all of /var/lib to root.root.


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