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VirtualBox ubuntu

by Kian_William / January 16, 2016 4:58 AM PST

I have win 7 ultimate with wamp server installed on it,
Also Virtualbox with ubuntu as guest .
I would like to install Xamp on guest (ubuntu).
Is it possible to do that? do I have to consider a new port for Xamp? Is there issues to be taken care of?
thanks ahead
Kian William

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Clarification Request
Did you mean Xampp?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 16, 2016 9:49 AM PST
In reply to: VirtualBox ubuntu

And as to WAMP for Linux that's a LAMP. Let's try to get the terms clear here but yes it can be done but may be challenging the first time. As there are so many tutorials out there I pause here.

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by Kian_William / January 17, 2016 12:18 AM PST
In reply to: Did you mean Xampp?

wamp is on host which is win 7 ultimate.
I want to install Xampp on guest which is ubuntu.
I did not know Lamp server is for ubuntu os, I am new with Linux.
so forexample wamp server can not be installed on ubuntu?
thank you.
Kian William

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by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 17, 2016 2:31 AM PST
In reply to: Xampp

Surely there is a version you can install on Linux.

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by Kian_William / January 17, 2016 2:54 AM PST
In reply to: Re: XAMPP

ok, thank you,
yet I shall install Xampp on ubuntu.
port for server on guest should not be necessary different from the port of wamp on host, It is another OS , a guest OS on Virtual Box. If I am wrong, kindly let me know.
Kian William

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Well yes and no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 17, 2016 8:45 AM PST
In reply to: Xampp

To get a WAMP running on a Linux host you would install VirtualBox and a Windows in that virtual machine. Why? Because WAMP is "Windows Apache MySQL PHP" or WAMP. If you have moved to a LAMP (Linux etc.) then you wouldn't need Windows for the WAMP.

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by Kian_William / January 17, 2016 11:11 AM PST
In reply to: Well yes and no.

Exactly, Wamp is for windows and Lamp for Linux.
and Xampp Cross-Platform Apache MySql PHP and Perl.
I am willing to install Xampp on Ubuntu (guest) instead of Lamp,
what you think?
Kian William

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That we need to keep all caps for LAMP and WAMP.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 17, 2016 11:23 AM PST
In reply to: Lamp

I see you are getting down with the terminology and know what you want to install now.

Many Linux distros are ready to use as a LAMP.

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by Kian_William / January 17, 2016 10:33 PM PST

Then it shall be Lamp, I will install Lamp on guest(Ubuntu).
Thanks for your advice.
Kian William

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