How to Install XAMPP | Linux
|December 30, 2010||Posted by loewyi under Info, Linux|
The existence of a web server is needed in making a website, whether online or offline websites. There are many web servers that have been developed by many vendors, one of them is Apache with software that is XAMPP. XAMPP is an open source software so we can get it for free, in addition to open source this software is multiplatform that it also means it can be used on all operating systems from Windows, MacOS and even Linux.
In this post, will explain about how to install XAMPP on Linux, which is usually called LAMPP.
First download XAMPP from We Apachefriends or can simply click here. Once the download is complete, open your console and then go into the folder where the file has been downloaded. Usually by default, the files have been downloaded will be saved into the folder Downloads. type the following command to go to the Downloads folder.
$ cd Downloads/
After that, we type the following command to extract the files we’ve downloaded XAMPP.
$ tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.7.3a.tar.gz -C /opt/
Wait until the files have actually been extracted, and this is the last step of the installation of XAMPP. Once extracted remains on the console, type the following command to run XAMPP.
$ sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start
and type the following command to stop XAMPP.
$ sudo /opt/lampp/lampp stop
To check whether a run XAMPP works fine, then we can do the following.
Open your browser then type the following address http://localhost/ and will show a page like this.
If the web page of your browser displays the page like the one above, it means that XAMPP is installed properly.
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