Installing XAMPP on Ubuntu 12.10

sometimes install 1 Apache server it can become a tricky task for novice users, and even more so if we add things like MySQL, PHP i phpMyAdmin. Fortunately, there are tools like XAMPP -formerly LAMPP- that make this task very easy. In this post we will learn a install XAMPP per Linux in Ubuntu 12.10 using the corresponding PPA.

The first is to open a console and add the repository upubuntu-com / xampp.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/xampp

And then just refresh the local information and install.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install xampp

Ready, now we just started XAMPP with the command:

sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start

We’ll see how the included tools start. To confirm that everything is running as we should open our browser and go to http: // localhost / xampp, where we will find the web interface. It will be necessary to change “localhost” to the IP address of our server if necessary.

To stop or restart XAMPP from the console we will do it with the commands

sudo /opt/lampp/lampp stop


sudo /opt/lampp/lampp restart


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