Local severs are good for building a testing environment on your local computing devices like laptops, desktop computers etc. Earlier we have posted some tutorials on installing LAMP server. Now in this tutorial we are listing some of the best local server applications that comes packed with Apache, MySQL, PHP and a few with even WordPress installed in them.
phpMyAdmin is a free software that provides you a user friendly interface to work with MySQL on the web. It simply provides you a convenient visual frontend to access MySQL capabilities. This tutorial shows you the steps for installing phpMyAdmin on Ubunu Linux so before installing it make sure you must have root privileges on your virtual private server.
Free Online Flashlight or you can say it a night lamp. What all it does is provides you instant flash light in a button click and next click turns it off. Might be useful if you are working in a dark room on your laptop and for some time need a little flash of light or whatever.
The bulb simply turns your computer’s screen on it’s brightest setting for producing a less intense, soft light to set a mood or glow.
Installing LAMP Server
- Open your Linux Terminal.
- Type: sudo apt-get install lamp-server^
- Press Enter
Checking the Installation
- Open a web browser
- Type: http://localhost/
- If your browser shows the message: “It Works” then you have successfully installed LAMP
Other than the above given method you may use the Tasksel method for installing LAMP server. Use following given commands on your Linux Terminal:
sudo apt-get install tasksel
sudo tasksel install lamp-server
If you need to install PhpMyAdmin for managing your website’s database:
sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin