From What so ever source you upgrade your system to ubuntu 16.04 it willl remove the mcrypt from the present system if you have phpmyadmin previously installed in the system.
This will create a error of “mbstring”.
To rectify this and install phpmyadmin in your 16.04 ubuntu please run th following commands one by one.
- sudo apt-get update
- sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin php-mbstring php-gettext
- sudo phpenmod mcrypt
- sudo phpenmod mbstring
- sudo systemctl restart apache2
To check your phpmyadmin installation : https://localhost/phpmyadmin