How To Install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux


The objective is to perfom a basic phpMyAdmin installation on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: – phpMyAdmin 4.6.6deb5


  • privileged administration access to to your Ubuntu 18.04 system will be required
  • used the following guide to configure LAMP stack server


  • # – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user


Install phpMyAdmin

Given that your have already followed our guide on how to perform the LAMP stack server configuration, the installation of phpMyAdmin is a rather simple task:

$ sudo apt install phpmyadmin

All done.

Login to phpMyAdmin

Using the root username and password chosen in the previous step you can now login to the phpMyAdmin interface by navigating your browser to http://<YOUR SERVER DOMAIN OR IP ADDRESS HERE>/phpmyadmin/. Example:

install - login to phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 18.04

phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 18.04