How to install (XAMPP 1.8.3) lamp stack on Ubuntu 14.04, 12.04, 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, and Linux Mint 13/14/15/16.

By | September 24, 2015

LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. In this tutorial we will learn how to install XAMPP Server on Ubuntu 14.04.
XAMPP Server

The latest XAMPP now available in version 1.8.3 has the following features:

Apache 2.4.7;
MySQL 5.6.14;
PHP 5.5.6;
PEAR + SQLite 2.8.17/3.7.17 + multibyte support (mbstring);
Perl 5.16.3;
phpMyAdmin 4.0.9;
OpenSSL 1.0.1e;
ProFTPD 1.3.4c;
GD 2.0.35;
Freetype2 2.4.8.

Steps to install XAMPP Server on Ubuntu :

Step 1. Open terminal and download XAMPP 1.8.3 package.

for 32-bit:

wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/xampp/files/XAMPP%20Linux/1.8.3/xampp-linux-1.8.3-2-installer.run/download

for 64-bit:

wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/xampp/files/XAMPP%20Linux/1.8.3/xampp-linux-x64-1.8.3-2-installer.run/download

Step 2. After that, Change xampp package installer to executable then run to installing with following command:
Check for name of the file which is downloaded by the above command, if the file name is ‘download’ then follow:

sudo chmod +x download
sudo ./download

The window installation wizard will appear:

 
ubuntu xampp setup screen

Follow the steps instructed in the setup screen and finally you will have XAMPP install and the below screen will apear on launching XAMPP :

xampp on ubuntu 14.04

Got to localhost/xampp on a web browser to go to home page of xampp from where you can access phpMyAdmin.

Congratulations..You have successfully installed XAMPP for your Ubuntu.

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