Install LAMP (Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP ) in Ubuntu 12.10

LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. This script installs those programs and packages at once easily in Ubuntu.

Press Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens run the commands below to install the packages.
 
sudo apt-get install lamp-server^
 
During the installation, you’ll be prompted to create a password or MySQL server. Create one to continue.
 
Test 1 – Apache
 
After the installation, test Apache by opening your web browser and typing localhost. When you seen the screen below, it means Apache is functioning.
 

Install LAMP (Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP ) in Ubuntu 12.10


 
Test 2 – PHP
 
To test PHP, create a test page by running the commands below.
 
sudo gedit /var/www/test.php
 
Then copy this line into the file and save it.
 
<?php phpinfo();?>
 
Finally, open your browser and go to http://localhost/test.php
 

php version info in ubuntu 12.10


 

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