XAMPP Can Create Your Own Server In Your Local Computer Without Internet

If you feel like you own your server in your local computer without connected to internet, then XAMPP is for you without compromise.

XAMPP is web server solution stack package that is already include Apache HTTP server, MySQL, PHP and Perl.

Using XAMPP can benefit for you if you use:

  • Trying an upload  and testing your website what it feels like without doubt before you buy web hosting
  • Design your website in your personal computer
  • Testing a CMS (like WordPress, Joomla, etc.)
  • Deploy your database with phpMyAdmin based on database MySQL

Installing XAMPP in Linux is easy, rather than you installing web server component one-by-one manually.

Now, it’s time to install XAMPP with terminal command line (it must)

Download file first at http://www.apachefriends.org/download.php?xampp-linux-1.7.7.tar.gz, then follow this instruction below:

sudo -i     // Change to be root privilege

cd /home/<your_username>/Downloads     // Depending where do you save a file location

tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.7.7.tar.gz -C /opt

Installed done. Now time to start XAMPP:

/opt/lampp/lampp start

After that visit this  link:

http://localhost

xampp intro XAMPP Can Create Your Own Server In Your Local Computer Without Internet

XAMPP intro

Don’t forget to setup a security for xampp, just type this:

/opt/lampp/lampp security

That instruction should be easy to follow when you setup a security.

That’s all. Want to try upload your website to your server? It’s easy, try this:

sudo -i // Change to be root privilege

cd /opt/lampp/htdocs

mkdir tester

cd /home/<your_username>/Desktop     // Depending where do you save a file location

mv index.html /opt/lampp/htdocs/tester     // This is your file index.html if you created

Or use with GUI file manager (root mode) if you are using GNOME desktop environment:

sudo -i // Change to be root privilege

nautilus

Then, you create folder “tester” (for example) in /opt/lampp/htdocs

And copy your file index.html (if you created) in folder “tester” at /opt/lampp/htdocs/tester

Visit this link http://localhost/tester/ (just like add domain name) and it says:

xampp localhost works XAMPP Can Create Your Own Server In Your Local Computer Without Internet

XAMPP localhost works

That’s all for today.

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