How to install and configure Apache, PHP, MySql and phpMyadmin on ubuntu

// November 7th, 2013 // Technical

Hello everyone ,

If you want to start php coding , this will be useful for you 😉

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Step 1 : Installing apache

Open Terminal.
To open terminal click the Dash home from unity launcher. And type terminal in the search field.And click Terminal .

terminal

type the below code in terminal and enter.

sudo apt-get install apache2

You will see a message ” Do you want to Continue [Y / N]  ? “

Type (y) and enter to confirm the apache installation.

After the successful installation, open your browser and type

http://localhost

You suppose to see ‘It works!’ message. If you saw it, then your apache works fine.

itworks..

Step 2 : Installing PHP

Open Terminal.
Copy the below code in terminal and enter.

sudo apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5

You will see a message ” Do you want to Continue [Y / N]  ? “

Type (y) and enter to confirm PHP installation.

After the successful installation, restart Apache using the below code:

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Test PHP installation  :
– To test your PHP , open terminal and type :

sudo gedit /var/www/phpinfo.php

and type your ubuntu password if needed. It will open the “phpinfo.php” file in the gedit editor.

Type below code in the phpinfo.php file, save and close it.

<?php phpinfo() ?>

Now open your browser and type

http://localhost/phpinfo.php

If you will see the below page , then your php works fine.

phpinfo

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Step 3 : Installing MySql

Open Terminal. And type the below code in terminal and enter.

sudo apt-get install mysql-server

You will see a message ” Do you want to Continue [Y / N]  ? “

Type (y) and enter to confirm MySql installation.
During the installation you will find a menu asks you for a MySQL root password.

configure-mysql

Repeat the password and enter again.

Step 4 : Installing phpMyadmin

phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL databases.
Open Terminal and type the below code and enter :

sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin

You will see a message ” Do you want to Continue [Y / N]  ? “

Type (y) and enter to confirm phpMyadmin installation.
During the installation you will be asked to choose a Web server to reconfigure automatically :

select-apache2

Select ” apache2 ” then ok .

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Now you will be asked to configure datebase for phpmyadmin with db-config common .. select (No) .

configure-phpmyadmin

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Open terminal and write the below command :

sudo cp /etc/phpmyadmin/apache.conf /etc/apache2/conf.d

Then .. restart your apache server :

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Open your browser and type :

http://localhost/phpmyadmin/

Type your mysql root  username and password to login.

phpmyadmin-login

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You’re now ready to start building your local website. Just put all of your files into

/var/www

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Happy Coding 😀

enjoy !

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