XAMPP is a popular cross-platform web server solution used for developing and testing web applications. Here are the steps to install XAMPP on Ubuntu:
- Download XAMPP: Go to the official XAMPP website and download the Linux version of the software.
- Open the Terminal: Open the terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T or by clicking on the Terminal icon in the applications.
- Navigate to the Downloads Directory: Use the command “cd ~/Downloads” to navigate to the Downloads directory where the XAMPP installer is located.
- Make the Installer Executable: Use the command “sudo chmod +x [installer filename]” to make the installer executable. Replace [installer filename] with the name of the downloaded installer file.
- Run the Installer: Use the command “./[installer filename]” to run the XAMPP installer. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
- Start XAMPP: Once the installation is complete, you can start XAMPP by running the command “sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start“. This will start the Apache and MySQL servers.
- Test XAMPP: Open your web browser and go to “http://localhost“. This should display the XAMPP welcome page, confirming that XAMPP is successfully installed on your Ubuntu system.
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That’s it! You have successfully installed XAMPP on your Ubuntu system. You can now use it to develop and test your web applications.