Installation and Configuration Xampp on Linux

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How to Install and Configure Xampp on Linux Ubuntu

Xampp is an application that can be used as web server or web hosting. Xampp has some features is very useful. Some application that build in xampp :
1. apache : used as web server.
2. mySQL : to help user making database via phpmyadmin.
3. proftpd : to upload file to database.

The Web Master or Web Beginner can use xampp to try theirs web that is made before published on internet. we can learn the weaknesses of the web, before published it on the internet.

how to install xampp on linux Ubuntu and configuring xampp :

  1. Download xampp-linux-1.7.1.tar.gz

  2. extract xampp and install xampp
    $ sudo tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.7.1.tar.gz -C /opt

  3. Starting xampp

    $ sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start

    Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.7.1...
    XAMPP: Starting Apache with SSL (and PHP5)...
    XAMPP: Starting MySQL...
    XAMPP: Starting ProFTPD...
    XAMPP for Linux started.

    If appear above information, Installation was success.

  4. Try xampp


  5. Set your password

    $ sudo /opt/lampp/lampp security

    will appear a question:

    XAMPP: Do you want to change the password anyway? [no]

    type "y" to set password.

If you do step by step how to install xampp via tolearnfree, your xampp has installed on your PC. Please comment me, if you have any question.

Comments :

9 comments to “Installation and Configuration Xampp on Linux”
moratmarit said...

Give u smilee...hoohoho

Anonymous said...

great instructions but maybe expand on the security a bit more

Joe Engressia said...


Ok, maybe next time. I will explain about security on xampp..

Anonymous said...

nice one thanks a lot

Joe Engressia said...

Don't mention it. We just share what we can.

sachin said...


Anonymous said...


admin said...

@sachin & my good friend
You are welcome LOL.
keep on to learn about linux and change the world through linux.

Anonymous said...

Also maybe add How To Change the Owner to Your Own Linux Account

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