I am Trying to install sample data on xampp server using below command php bin/magento sampledata:deploy And i am getting error like this

Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 134217728 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 40 bytes) in C:\xampp\htdocs\magento v2.0\vendor\composer\composer\src\Composer\ Json\Json File.php on line 259

can any one help me?


There are 2 solution for that:

Option 1 - Permanent Solution

change php.ini to increase memory_limit value on global level

memory_limit = 768M

Or You can also change in .htaccess file.

php_value memory_limit 768M
php_value max_execution_time 18000

Option 2 - Temporary Solution

quick solution add memory size in the command :

php -dmemory_limit=768M php bin/magento sampledata:deploy

change 768M to what you want

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$ php --ini

Loaded Configuration File: /Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php7.1.8/conf/php.ini

$ nano /Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php7.1.8/conf/php.ini

change the memory_limit there and that's it!

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