Install LAMP on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

To install LAMP server on Ubuntu –

On terminal, do –

sudo apt-get install tasksel
sudo tasksel install lamp-server

Test Apache

Go to URL http://localhost/ in the browser. The message “It Works!” should be displayed.

Test PHP

sudo vi /var/www/testphp.php

Add the line :

<?php phpinfo(); ?>

Save and close the file

Got to the URL http://localhost/testphp.php in the browser. The php status page should be displayed.

Test MySql

Open MySQL monitor In the terminal with the following command –

mysql -u <username> -p

Provide the username ( and password when prompted) which you had set during the setup above.
The program should advance to display the “msql>” prompt.
Close mysql monitor by command exit.

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