Quick Start Guide - Setup An Apache/PHP Web Server on Linux in Under 5 Minutes 🌱

  1. Log into the Linux device
  2. Run the following commands in a terminal windows:
    # download the xampp install script
    wget -O xampp.run https://www.apachefriends.org/xampp-files/7.4.15/xampp-linux-x64-7.4.15-0-installer.run
    # make the .run script executable
    sudo chmod 755 ./xampp.run
    # run the install script
    sudo ./xampp.run
  3. At the XAMPP Developer Files prompt type N and press Enter
  4. Type Y and press Enter to approve the selection
  5. Press Enter to begin the install
  6. Type Y and press Enter to continue
  7. Once the installation completes, open a web browser and navigate to http://localhost
  8. Welcome to your fully functional LAMP server in under 5 minutes