install xampp in linux mint 18.3

Posted December 18, 2017 8.8k views

Package libapache2-mod-php5 is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source.

E: Package ‘libapache2-mod-php5’ has no installation candidate.

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PHP5 has been EOL’d (End-of-Life’d)

Are you trying to install XAMPP? Why not install the LAMP stack?

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