Installing phpmyadmin on a Debian VPS
Author: admin admin Reference Number: AA-00250 Views: 8903 Created: 2011-09-07 11:02 Last Updated: 2013-03-25 12:26 0 Rating/ Voters

Its simple ! 

Connect via ssh to your VPS server, then run :

Just run

apt-get install phpmyadmin

Then on the blue screen that appears, choose apache2 using the space bar, then <tab> to <ok> and press enter. 

On the next dialoge box, Choose 'Yes' to 'configure database for phpmadmin with dbconfig-common' .

on the next 2 sceens leave the password blank choosing ok 

then set a password for the root user 

using the following :

mysqladmin password yoursecretpassword

remember to change yoursecretpassword to some password and remember this !

then run

/etc/init.d/apache2 restart

now you can goto

http://ipaddressofyourvbpsserver/phpmyadmin/

and access with the username : root , and the password you set above.

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