Install xampp in ubuntu linux
In day to day life,you must come accross linux and some how you must finding difficulty while installing
software that you loved so much. Xampp is one of that software , that all most all OpenSource
developer wondering days and nights to work to their perfection.
Download xampp for linux from apachefriends.org site
Keep the download file on desktop of ubuntu.
Incase the file in some other folder , then just right click on the downloaded
xampp file and click on move to -> Desktop.
Next thing is goto terminal and point to desktop using following command
Then login as Root to get access to install xampp , for this use the following command
Then use the follwing command to copy all the files to ubuntu opt folder and install
tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.8.0.tar.gz -C /opt
In the above line ,while downloading the file from apachefriends.org site
the download file wasn
xampp-linux-1.8.0.tar.gz , In your case it may be different.
Then next thing is to give read/write permission to htdocs folder of lampp
use the following command.
sudo chmod 777 -R /opt/lampp/htdocs/
Now start the xampp service using following command
To stop the service use the following command
Now goto browser and type the following
Now to create some folder and file in htdocs do the following
Go to ubuntu file system -> opt -> lampp -> htdocs , here you can
go with your project.
Below image is the terminal window for starting Xampp Service like apache , mysql
Below image is Xampp for Linux welcome screen
Below image is the OPT folder of linux ,where we have installed out lampp (Xampp for linux)