How to Install phpMyAdmin in Ubuntu 15.10, 14.04, 12.04 & LinuxMint

phpMyAdmin is the best web-based graphical tool for managing MySQL databases. phpMyAdmin is an easy to use and provides most of the option’s to work and manage your MySQL server. It also provides an easy way to setup database replication between multiple mysql hosts with easy step wizzard.

Install phpMyAdmin

This article will help you to install phpMyAdmin in Ubuntu systems using apt package manager. To install phpMyAdmin on CentOS, Redhat and Fedora refer this article.

Step 1: Install Apache2, PHP and MySQL

We assume you already have installed LAMP on your system. If you do not have installed, Use following command to install it. Below command will install Apache2, PHP5 and MySQL server in your Ubuntu, Debian and LinuxMint systems.

Step 2: Install phpMyAdmin

After installing LAMP stack on your system, let’s install phpMyAdmin using below given command in your Ubuntu system.

During installation it will prompt for selecting web server, you have installed on your system. Select appropriate web server you used.


Step 3: Configure Apache2 for phpMyAdmin

After installation of phpMyAdmin it creates a configuration file for Apache2. Edit Apache2 main configuration file /etc/apache2/apache2.conf and add following line at the end of file.

After updating above entry, restart Apache2 service using following command

Step 4: Access phpMyAdmin in Browser

You phpMyAdmin installation has been completed successfully. Open you favourite web browser and access following url to open phpMyAdmin, change the localhost with servers hostname or ip address.

Install phpMyAdmin

Using single phpMyAdmin we can manage multiple MySQL servers by adding multiple remote MySQL server. Use this article to add multiple MySQL hosts in phpMyAdmin.

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