PhpMyAdmin is a MySQL database administration tool used to manage databases on LAMP platform. It can run on windows platform with php support. Installing phpMyadmin in ubuntu is easy as it is available in Ubuntu software repository. Follow steps blow to install phpMyAdmin in your ubuntu box.

Open Terminal and type command below. Enter root password in next step when asked.

sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin

Wait until installation finished. After finished, configuration interface automatically invoked by installer. Follow configuration screen one by one.

In the first screen select web server you want to configuration. It this case select apache. Press space to select. Select “OK” to move ahead.

Choose “Yes” to configure phpmyadmin otherwise choose “No”. You can always open configuration screen again by typing  “dbconfig-common” in terminal.

Enter MySQL root password so script can communicate with mysql server. This password is same that you entered at the time of MySQL server installation. If you have not set anything it should be blank.

Enter password for phpMyAdmin application.

Enter password again to confirm in next screen.

Open mozilla firefox and open http://localhost/phpmyadmin/ you should see phpMyAdmin login page.

All Done!

Written by Bala Krishna

Bala Krishna is web developer and occasional blogger from Bhopal, MP, India. He like to share idea, issue he face while working with the code.

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