Deploy XAMPP On ArchLinux

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###Installation On ArchLinux, Install xampp via Yaourt:

yaourt xampp

After installation, you will find the default xampp located in “/opt/lampp”. Start/Stop/Restart the xampp via:

/opt/lampp/lampp start/stop/restart

###Adjustment Enable the security via:

/opt/lampp/lampp security

Then you have to use username and password for accessing “http://localhost", the default username is lampp, password is what you selected.
If you want to add your own Directory, add following lines into “/opt/lampp/etc/httpd.conf:

# Add our own Directory
#<Directory "/yourDirectory/">
<Directory "/home/Trusty/code/octo/heroku/Tomcat/public/">
    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks ExecCGI Includes
    AllowOverride All
    Require all granted

To enable virtualhost, you have to uncomment following line in “/opt/lampp/etc/httpd.conf:

# Virtual hosts
Include etc/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf

Then we should edit the etc/extra/httpd-xampp.conf, to change the security issue:

# New XAMPP security concept
<LocationMatch "^/(?i:(?:xampp|security|licenses|phpmyadmin|webalizer|server-status|server-info))">
	Order deny,allow
	Deny from all
	#Allow from ::1 \
	#	fc00::/7 \
	#	fe80::/10
	Allow from ::1
	Allow from all
	ErrorDocument 403 /error/XAMPP_FORBIDDEN.html.var

Add more vhosts, the definition is located at /opt/lampp/etc/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf:

<VirtualHost *:80>
DocumentRoot /opt/lampp/htdocs
ServerName localhost
ServerAlias www.localhost

<VirtualHost *:80>
DocumentRoot "/home/Trusty/code/octo/heroku/Tomcat/public/"
ServerName localhost2
ServerAlias www.localhost2
<Directory "/home/Trusty/code/octo/heroku/Tomcat/public/">
Order allow,deny
Allow from all

Add the definition of hostname in /etc/hosts:	localhost2.localdomain	localhost2 localhosts # for blog using in XAMPP

###Configuration Add the xampp into the startup procedure, in .xinitrc:

sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start &

Then everytime the lampp will automatically start.

Add systemd startup

Configure the systemd startup script via following commands:

$ pwd

$ cat xampp.service
Description=xampp for ArchLinux, locate in /opt/lampp

ExecStart=/opt/lampp/lampp start 
ExecStop=/opt/lampp/lampp stop


Enable auto-start xampp.service by default:

# systemctl start xampp.service
# systemctl enable xampp.service
ln -s '/etc/systemd/system/xampp.service' '/etc/systemd/system/'
# ps -ef | grep http