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Add GUI xampp control panel on ubuntu

If you have install and configure xampp on ubuntu or any other linux distribution you might have use terminal for various operation like start and stopping lampp. However Xampp on windows have some graphical interface for this operation. You can simply add graphical user interface for xampp in ubuntu with few codes and tricks. Adding graphical interface gives you flexibility as well as provide simplicity to use the program if you find yourself uneasy messing with the command. therefore here is the quick tutorial to add graphical user interface for xampp on ubuntu.

1. Open the terminal and paste tde following code

sudo gedit ~/.local/share/applications/xampp-control-panel.desktop

2. The text editor will open simply paste tde following code to the text editor and save it

[Desktop Entry] 
Comment=Start and Stop XAMPP 
Name=XAMPP Control Panel 
Exec=gksudo pytdon /opt/lampp/share/xampp-control-panel/xampp-control-panel.py 
Icon[en_CA]=/usr/share/icons/Humanity/devices/24/network-wired.svg 
Encoding=UTF-8 
Terminal=false 
Name[en_CA]=XAMPP Control Panel 
Comment[en_CA]=Start and Stop XAMPP 
Type=Application 
Icon=/usr/share/icons/Humanity/devices/24/network-wired.svg 
 

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