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How to Install Codeigniter in Ubuntu

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How to install CodeIgniter in Ubuntu


CodeIgniter is a powerful PHP framework. It is used to develop web applications. It is useful for developers who need a simple and elegant toolkit to create full-featured web applications.

It provides exceptional performance and strong security and simple solution over complexity


  • Ubuntu
  • LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP)
  • Login as root user in terminal

CodeIgniter Installation

Following are the steps that includes the process from downloading to installing CodeIgniter framework.

Download the CodeIgniter Project

Visit the official site of CodeIgniter and download application project. This project comes in ZIP format. After downloading, first move it to the /var/www/html directory by using the following command.

Extract the ZIP Project

Use unzip tool to extract the application, we must have unzip installed in our system. If this tool is not present, we can install it by using the following command.

now, extract successfully with the following command.

Software CodeIgniter 1

Run at Browser

Start apache server and run application by specifying localhost/CodeIgniter-3.1.5/. It will display a welcome message that means CodeIgniter is working perfectly.

Software CodeIgniter 2

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