How to install Lamp and Phpmyadmin in Fedora 13

LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) is an open source Web development platform that uses Linux as operating system, Apache as the Web server, MySQL as the relational database management system and PHP as the object-oriented scripting language.
In this Simple tutorial we will explain you how to install LAMP SERVER on your Fedora13.

The installation will be done in 3 steps:

1- Apache2 installation

Under root type the following command:

yum install httpd  

Now make apache start with computer boot

chkconfig  httpd  on 

start   the apache  services

 /etc/init.d/httpd start

to check that Apache has been installed without problems, go to your browser and type


if everything is correct you will see the message :

2- MySQL  installation:

Now install  Mysql, as root type the command

yum  install mysql mysql-server

start the mysqld and make it  boot  with computer start

/etc/init.d/mysqld start 

Make it  starting with the  computer

chkconfig  mysqld on

Now  create MySQL admin password

mysql -u root
mysql> SET PASSWORD FOR 'root'@'localhost' = PASSWORD('YOURPASSWORD');   

Don`t forget to change YOURPASSWORD with the password you want to use The basic installation of LAMP is ready.check that is  working

3- PHP5 and dependencies installation:

You can install PHP and dependencies using the command

yum  install  php  mysql-php

check if php is working by creating a php info page

vi  /var/www/html/info.php

Copy this code :



Now restart apache and check


Install Phpmyadmin

phpMyAdmin is a free graphical software tool to handle the administration of MySQL, this will make it easy for you to create, import/export and delete

databases. Install phpmyadmin using the command:Now we will install phpmyadmin,

download  the  phpmyadmin file to  /var/www/html

extract   the file :

 tar  -zxvf    phpMyAdmin-3.3.3-all-languages.tar.gz 
mv  phpMyAdmin-3.3.3-all-languages  phpmyadmin
cd  phpmyadmin

you  should  edit  the  for  your  web security



now  start the  browser




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  • kitoka


    Thank you for this tutorial, I did what you said and every thing is fine except when I chek http://localhost/phpmyadmin a phpMyAdmin error is displayed: "PHP can not load mysql extension. Please check your PHP configuration".


  • pirat9

    you are missing this package php5-mysql or php-mysql
    find it in in package manager , install it and enjoy

  • kitoka

    Thank you, but where can I found it, I did:
    find / -name php5-mysql(php-mysql) but no result.

  • tuti

    yum install ……

  • kitoka

    I install php-mysql and restart httpd and mysqld but same error :evil:

  • R Moulton

    Nice job. A couple of notes:

    yum install php [color=red]php-mysql[/color]

    and info.php should be: