In this tutorial, we will see how to install XAMPP for Linux 1.8.3 with support of PHP 5.5 under the following distros:
Ubuntu 13.10 – Ubuntu 13.04 – Ubuntu 12.10 – Ubuntu 12.04 or older
Linux Mint 16 – Linux Mint 15 – Linux Mint 14 or older
Any other Linux-based distributions.
XAMPP is simply an Apache web server that includes PHP, MySQL and Perl. The latest version has these new features: