How-to Install Latest phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

October 27, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

phpMyAdmin Quick-Start for Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Phpmyadmin 4.x for MySQL Administration Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn i386/amd64 Linux Desktop/Server.

phpMyAdmin is a Free Software Tool written in PHP that supports a wide range of operations on MySQL, MariaDB and Drizzle.

phpMyAdmin is able of Managing Databases, Tables, Columns, Relations, Indexes, Users Permissions and Executing Any SQL via the User GUI.

Installing PhpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Phpmyadmin Quick-Start Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Featured
  2. Install & Enable MCrypt PHP Extension

    sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    sudo service apache2 restart
  3. Download Latest Phpmyadmin 4.x for Linux:

    Phpmyadmin 4.x tar.gz Linux
  4. Double-Click on Archive Extract into /tmp

    phpMyAdmin Quick-Start on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf $HOME/Downloads/phpMyAdmin*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  5. Relocate Phpmyadmin Folder

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    chown -R www-data:www-data /tmp/phpMyAdmin*

    If the PHP User is different then adapt the above Command Consequently…

    mv /tmp/phpMyAdmin* /var/www/html/phpmyadmin
  6. Create a “config” Directory

    cd /var/www/html/phpmyadmin
    mkdir config
    chown www-data:www-data config
    chmod o+rw config
  7. How-to Install and Run Apache+MySQL+Php5 Server on Ubuntu

    LAMP Server Installation Ubuntu
  8. Make a Config Script or Run Phpmyadmin Setup

    mv & exit

    Then Run Phpmyadmin Setup
    Point Your Browser to:


    (If You have an Hosted Domain Substitute the Server IP to localhost.)
    Then Add a New Server:
    Phpmyadmin Quick-Start Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Add New Server
    Set at Least the Authentication Password and if Possible also the SSL Support:
    Phpmyadmin Quick-Start Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Setting Up the Authentication Password
    Apply the MySQL Server Configuration!
    Phpmyadmin Quick-Start Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Configured MySQL Server

  9. Login into Phpmyadmin Backend to Admin MySQL Databases

    Point Your Browser to:


    Phpmyadmin Quick-Start Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Login
    Then You are Able to Manage Create/Edit/Delete the MySQL Databases on Ubuntu System :)

    Phpmyadmin Quick-Start Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - PhpMyAdmin MySQL Manager Backend

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