How To Install XAMPP on Debian 10

Install XAMPP on Debian 10

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install XAMPP on Debian 10. For those of you who didn’t know, XAMPP is open-source software that gives users an out-of-the-box server experience. It’s a complex, yet very easy-to-use AMPP (Apache, MySQL, PHP, and Perl) distribution that’s suitable with the Linux, Microsoft Windows, and macOS operating systems.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of the XAMPP monitoring system on a Debian 10 (Buster).


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Debian 10 (Buster).
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install XAMPP on Debian 10 Buster

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following apt commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing XAMPPon Debian 10.

XAMPP is not included in the official Debian 10 repositories, but it is easily downloadable from the project’s website. Now we open the Apache Friends webpage and then download the XAMPP package for Linux:


Just give them execution and read-write permissions to the installer and then run it:

chmod 755
sudo ./

After running the above command, the following installation wizard will appear which will lead you through the rest of the installation procedure. Click Next to initiate the installation process.

Install XAMPP on Debian 10

Install XAMPP on Debian 10

Install XAMPP on Debian 10

Install XAMPP on Debian 10

Install XAMPP on Debian 10

Install XAMPP on Debian 10

Step 4. Start and Verify XAMPP installation.

To launch the XAMPP through the Terminal, run the following command:

sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start

Once successfully installed, Now to verify if the XAMPP is installed and running, open the following link in your browser:


Congratulations! You have successfully installed XAMPP. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the XAMPP on Debian 10 Buster. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official XAMPP website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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