Installation of Xampp in linux

Go to the below link and now download the xampp server

Steps for installation

Step 1: Download

Download the file and keep the downloaded file in home drectory

Step 2: Installation

After downloading simply type in the following commands:

  1. Go to a Linux shell(terminal) and login as the system administrator root:su
  2. to Extract the downloaded archive file to /opt:tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.7.7.tar.gz -C /opt

(check for any updated version and change the version in the command)

If there is any problem in installation check the file whether it is broken or not.

Step 3: Start

To start XAMPP simply call this command:

/opt/lampp/lampp start

Step 4: Test

OK, that was easy but how can you check that everything really works? Just type in the following URL at your favourite web browser:


Now you should see the start page of XAMPP containing some links to check the status of the installed software and some small programming examples.


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Posted on April 6, 2012, in linux and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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