Avatar of tantan6611
tantan6611 asked on

Is "XAMPP for lunix" made to be used on localhost only?

Hi ALL,

 I have just got a new dedicated linux server, it has php Version 5.2.5 but GD lib is not enabled,  I knew that I can install all the needed modules and extensions throught XAMPP for lunix at http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-linux.html#372  ,

But I got confused after reviewing the XAMPP website regarding wether its made for localhost only or can be used for my new dedicated lunix server as well.

Please help

PHPApache Web ServerWeb Servers

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
bratao

8/22/2022 - Mon
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
bratao

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
See how we're fighting big data
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question
ASKER
tantan6611

Great...
they mention their site that:
"After downloading simply type in the following commands:
Go to a Linux shell and login as the system administrator root:
su
Extract the downloaded archive file to /opt:
tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.6.6.tar.gz -C /opt"

this means I download it on my local machine then access the shell and put the previous command lines or in my case it means that I should upload it to a specific folder on my server?

On the other hand what is the url I should be using to access it on the internet?



bratao

You run the /opt/lampp/lampp security , after Xampp is installed.

The url that you should use to access in internet is your ip.
Example, my ip is 201.11.14.45 ., the server is listen on http://201.11.14.45

ASKER
tantan6611


 great But what I meant where I should upload the XAMPP on my server or I don't need to upload it on my server in order to be installed?

thx
I started with Experts Exchange in 2004 and it's been a mainstay of my professional computing life since. It helped me launch a career as a programmer / Oracle data analyst
William Peck
ASKER
tantan6611

in other words, where should I upload the XAMPP file to my server in order to be installed?
bratao

You can upload to any folder, but you have to extract to /opt