* Manual Installation of the current version of phpMyAdmin from the official website under Linux. Configuration with the setup-script and the configuration wizard.
Tested with KDE neon LTS 5..8.8 - should work as well in Linux Mint 18 and Ubuntu 16.04, on which both distributions are based.
phpMyAdmin can be installed in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and KDE neon via the package manager. But if you prefer the current release, you can download a tar.gz archive from the official website and install the latest phpMyAdmin. Here a tutorial for setting up phpMyAdmin with a local web server and databases on one's own computer.
For the beginning you need to install the basic packages for a local web server. This includes the Apache web server, the scripting language PHP, and the MySQL server. In short form, this is called LAMP (Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP).
While installing, you will be asked to specify a password for the MySQL server. You may write the password down since you will need it later.
Possibly you have to specify the server as the Apache Server.
sudo apt install apache2 libapache2-mod-php7.0 php7.0 php7.0-mbstring php7.0-mysql mysql-server sudo
service apache2 start
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