This is an in-depth guide to installing LAMPP on Linux Mint. LAMPP, the linux version of XAMPP, is a popular open source, cross platform web server software that includes Apache, MYSQL, PHP and Perl. This software can be installed locally on your PC to aid with the development of websites that use the server side scripting language PHP, like WordPress themes for example. This tutorial will help install the software, create and setup shortcut within the menu editor and transferring files with proFTP. This tutorial should also work in Ubuntu too, so lets get started.
Most people have heard the word Linux mentioned from time to time over the web. For those of you that haven’t it is an alternative operating system. Linux was created by Linus Torvalds in the early 90’s and over the years it has become more popular as it has become simpler to use. Linux comes in various distributions to suit a variety of different needs. The top ten major distributions according to DistroWatch are