I have xampp installed on ubuntu 16.04. The interface looks different from my windows installation of xampp on the same machine. I'm not sure how to use it. How do I access mysql database?



Following should do the work. In your browser type:


Here is one solution according to your screenshot :

And a similar post on Stack Overflow.


Start xampp control. Start Apache Start mysql Click on "admin" on the right side of mysql. It opens a browser and enters in http://localhost/phpmyadmin

  • mysql is turned on. I tried that, but it doesn't work. this is what I get ibb.co/grWVi6 – Pachuca Oct 23 '17 at 21:19
  • Change the permissions....[sudo chmod 755 /opt/lampp/phpmyadmin/config.inc.php] – EODCraft Staff Oct 24 '17 at 9:34

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