Archive for June 29th, 2008

The basic security setting for xampp is not secured with password. You have to change the setting if you want to increase your xampp security access.

To check your security setting, from XAMPP main screen, click ‘Security’. Below is the default for first installation security setting.

To change to security setting, you have to do it through Linux command line. Open your Linux Terminal (Applications > Accessories > Terminal).

Goto to ‘/opt/lampp‘ directory.


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If you are looking for Web Server or FTP server and you don’t to have a complicated process, xampp can be considered as your choice.

The most thing I like from XAMPP is separate setup with the Linux system and it’s easy to use. So, next time I don’t need it, I just remove its directory, and that’s it. I don’t need to do uninstall process.

XAMPP has been tested to work on SuSE, RedHat, Mandrake and Debian, mean it works with Ubuntu.

There are 4 steps to do before you can run XAMPP on Linux.

Step 1. Downloading

First, you have to download the program from http://apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html.


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