How To install Apache MySQL and PHP

The easy way to install a web server with apache MySQL and PHP is by a project called XAMPP
XAMPP is a project of apache friends how let you the easy way to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl.

I was trying to create a new WordPress blog on one of my servers. and I found this project very helpful.
All you have to do is to download a tar file from from XAMPP website untar him and thats it.
I will show you how it goes:

Download the last version of XAMPP from here -
Run the command:
tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.7.3a.tar.gz -C /opt

That's all. XAMPP is now installed below the /opt/lampp directory.
All you need to do to start the XAMPP is:
# /opt/lampp/lampp start

You should now see something like this on your screen:Starting XAMPP 1.7.3a...
LAMPP: Starting Apache...
LAMPP: Starting MySQL...
LAMPP started.

Go to your server via you browser ~ http://localhost

for more information and tricks go to the main project website -

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