Mysql-workbench error, can't start querying :( :( ?

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – in Mysql-Workbench,i clicked on open connection to start querying and i get a dialog where i get the hostname,username,password,etc... in hostname it has, user set as root, and i've enter the root password for mysql and i get this: Cannot Connect to Database Server Your connection attempt failed for user 'root' from your host to server at Lost connection to MySQL server at 'reading initial communication packet', system error: 0 Please: 1 Check that mysql is running on server 2 Check that mysql is running on port 3306 (note: 3306 is the default, but this (HowTos)