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I have lampp installed on my Ubuntu 12.04 Everything works very fine and now I would like to start the lampp-server on startup.

I have a startlampp.sh script with this:

cd /opt/lampp
sudo ./lampp start

code in it. It is enabled for execution and when I run it in terminal I am asked for the password and finally it starts lampp.

Can I include the password in the script that it runs on startup?

Greetings philipp


1 Answer 1


You can edit the rc.local file to auto start lampp.

use root login and edit /etc/rc.local file and add line /opt/lampp/lampp start to end of the file.

Reboot the machine and you can check the status of the lampp using /opt/lampp/lampp status

Hope this helps you!

  • /etc/rc does not exist. Should I make it?
    – philipp
    Aug 15, 2012 at 12:04
  • check etc/rc.local if you don't find it then please refer this link
    – devav2
    Aug 15, 2012 at 17:13
  • It works for me. Just put /opt/lampp/lampp start before exit 0 of rc.local file Sep 23, 2016 at 9:17

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