AMPPS as a Platform
What is AMPPS?
AMPPS is a software stack from Softaculous enabling Apache, Mysql, MongoDB, PHP, Perl, Python and Softaculous auto-installer on a desktop. This includes everything you need for website development. Start developing your website from open source web applications or just start writing code yourself.
Easy to get. Free to use:
You can perform Complex functions like backing up Database or Backing up your entire Website for that matter with just a click of a button. You can also Upgrade your Installations with a Click. Save the hassle while Importing your Scripts or Backing up your Website. Softaculous makes it as easy as it can get. The same workflow enables tasks to be completed rapidly and without navigating through multiple steps or pages.
Create your website:
To get started creating websites, just download and install AMPPS with Softaculous auto-installer. You’ll be up and running less than 5 minutes! Once AMPPS is installed, install the latest version of your favorite free web applications such as Joomla!, WordPress, Magento, Dolphin using Softaculous.
So, let’s finally see how to install Ampps under Linux Ubuntu.
Fire up your Terminal and type this sequence of commands:
#update ur linux sudo apt-get update #add the necessary dependencies that are required for the AMPPS to proceed sudo apt-get install libfontconfig1 libxrender1 #download AMPPS wget http://s4.softaculous.com/a/ampps/files/Ampps-3.8-x86_64.run #In ur download directory run this command sudo chmod 0755 Ampps-3.8-x86_64.run #install the package sudo ./Ampps-3.8-x86_64.run Run to navigate to the root of the new AMPPS directory /usr/local/ampps #Congrats you can now start it sudo ./Ampps