Tuesday, April 27, 2021

How to Install XAMPP on linux ?

 What is XAMPP?

XAMPP is the most popular PHP development environment.

XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl.

Download the latest version from here

wget https://www.apachefriends.org/xampp-files/7.4.16/xampp-linux-x64-7.4.16-0-installer.run

After download change the permission :

chmod 755 xampp-linux-x64-7.4.16-0-installer.run

sudo ./xampp-linux-x64-7.4.16-0-installer.run

If it linux server Press all Yes during installation. 

If it is the desktop version of linux press next during installation. 

Now need to change the permission for htdocs :

cd /opt/lampp/

chmod -R 777 htdocs

cd htdocs

create one demo.php file and write code :


echo “Welcome to linux for freshers” 


To start the XAMPP service :

sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start

Starting XAMPP for Linux 7.4.16-0...

XAMPP: Starting Apache...ok.

XAMPP: Starting MySQL...ok.

XAMPP: Starting ProFTPD...ok.

To run the php file:




To stop the XAMPP service:

sudo /opt/lampp/lampp stop

Stopping XAMPP for Linux 7.4.16-0...

XAMPP: Stopping Apache...ok.

XAMPP: Stopping MySQL...ok.

XAMPP: Stopping ProFTPD...ok.

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