Is there ever going to be something like XAMPP [closed]

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http://askubuntu.com – XAMPP in Windows is a snap. Trying to LAMP working in Linux Mint is a real pain. Yes,I have tried most of the solutions such as creating a Virtual Machine, Vagrant, installing Apache, MySql,PHp, etc. even something called Moodle(if memory serves). I can get as far as opening a web browser and typing localhost which opens page that says It Works and it is all uphill beyond that point. (HowTos)