How to setup XAMPP at ubuntu ( Linux )

Here i am describing shortest way to install xampp on your operating system ubuntu ( linux ).Its really pretty easy to install . Lets  follow the steps to setup xampp….

  • First you need to download xampp .To download xampp click this link ->  Download XAMPP.
  • Then you need to Extract the archive to /opt  directory using the following command on your  linux command prompt: ( You must confirm the location of downloaded xampp archive while you are going to run the following code )

sudo tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.5.3a.tar.gz -C /opt

  • Nice work you just install the xampp on your ubuntu. Now you need to start apache , mysql  and to start those you should write the following code on your linux command prompt :

sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start

  • Now you should ensure the read , write mode on your installed htdocs folder .write the following code to ensure read,write mode enable:

sudo chmod 777 -R /opt/lampp/htdocs/

  • Thats all . Now you need to test .Lets browse like :


  • To stop xampp you should write the following command :

sudo /opt/lampp/lampp stop

Lets enjoy xampp and enjoy ubuntu ( Linux )