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How To Install phpMyAdmin in Ubuntu 14.04 / 12.04

How To Install phpMyAdmin in Ubuntu 14.04 / 12.04

phpMyAdmin is the best option for managing MySQL databases through web interface. Its very easy to use and provides almost all the option to work with your MySQL server. It also provides an easy way to configure mysql replication with few steps.

Step 1: Install Apache2, PHP and MySQL


We assume you already have installed LAMP setup on your system. If you do not have installed, Use following command to install it. Below command will install Apache2, PHP5 and MySQL server in your ubuntu system.

$ sudo apt-get install apache2 php5 mysql-server


Step 2: Install phpMyAdmin


After installing LAMP stack, lets install phpMyAdmin using below given command in your Ubuntu system

$ sudo apt-get install phpMyAdmin


Step 3: Configure Apache2 for phpMyAdmin


After installation of phpMyAdmin it creates an configuration file for apache2. Edit apache2 main configuration file /etc/apache2/apache2.confand add following line at the end of file.

  Include /etc/phpmyadmin/apache2.conf


After updating above entry, restart apache2 service using following command

$ sudo service apache2 restart


Step 4: Access phpMyAdmin in Browser


You phpMyAdmin installation has been completed successfully. Open you favorite web browser and open below url to access phpMyAdmin


If you are accessing from remote system, change localhost to system ip address.




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I am Selvakumar from chennai and currently working as a developer in webdefy from sep 2013. I am trying to explore the technology day-by-day learning new things in various platforms & programming languages which includes(PHP, Jquery, Javascript, HTML5, CSS3, Web server Administration, Mysql, Phpmyadmin ).

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