Keith Greer Running XAMPP on Ubuntu using Terminal

To start XAMPP run the following and the command will return a list of running services:

sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start

Start XAMPP

To stop XAMPP run the command below and it will return a list of the stopped services.

sudo /opt/lampp/lampp stop

Stop XAMPP

You can also stop/start/restart individual services by appending “apache”, “mysql” or “ftp” to the end.

Ubuntu Help screen for XAMPP

Starting

start – Start XAMPP (Apache, MySQL and eventually others)

startapache – Start only Apache

startmysql – Start only MySQL

startftp – Start only ProFTPD

Stopping

stop – Stop XAMPP (Apache, MySQL and eventually others)

stopapache – Stop only Apache

stopmysql – Stop only MySQL

stopftp – Stop only ProFTPD

Restart

reload – Reload XAMPP (Apache, MySQL and eventually others)

reloadapache – Reload only Apache

reloadmysql – Reload only MySQL

reloadftp – Reload only ProFTPD

restart – Stop and start XAMPP

SSL & Security

security – Check XAMPP’s security

enablessl – Enable SSL support for Apache

disablessl – Disable SSL support for Apache

Config

backup – Make backup file of your XAMPP config, log and data files

oci8 – Enable the oci8 extenssion

GUI Panel

panel – Starts graphical XAMPP control panel