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How To Install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 16.04/18.04

Q. How to install LAMP stack on Ubuntu??

LAMP SERVER
LAMP SERVER

What is LAMP SERVER?

L = Linux
A = Apache
M = MySQL
P = PHP

LAMP server means Linux is an operating system, Apache is a web server, MySQL is a database and PHP is the language.

In this article, will let you know how to install these open source software on the Ubuntu system.


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Step 1: Install Apache Web Server

To install the Apache web server on the Ubuntu machine, run the following commands.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install apache2

You can also check the status or restart the service. Just run the following command.

sudo apt-get service apache2 restart
sudo apt-get service apache2 status

Open the web browser and type localhost or IP address of a system. It will open the default Apache web server page.

Step 2: Install MySQL Database

Next step is to install the database. Here we will download the repository package and after that installation will start. Now execute the following commands.

LAMP Server -Install MySQL Database
LAMP Server -Install MySQL Database
wget -c https://dev.mysql.com/get/mysql-apt-config_0.8.10-1_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i mysql-apt-config_0.8.10-1_all.deb  
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install mysql-server  

To check the status of the MySQL database service, run the below command.

sudo service mysql status

Step 3: Install PHP

To install PHP version on Ubuntu, run the below commands.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php 
sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-php7.0 php7.0 php7.0-common php7.0-curl 

This will install the PHP7.0 version on your system. You can check the installed PHP version by running the following command.

php -v


Finally, the LAMP stack installation is complete.

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Conclusion: You have perfectly learned how to configure LAMP stack on the Ubuntu server. In case of any confusion or feedback, kindly write in below comment box.

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