17 March 2012

Setting PHP environment in Linux/Ubuntu

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how to install lamp server in linux
courtesy http://myphpscriptz.com 
LAMP is an acronym for a  free, open source software, referring to the first letters of Linux (operating system), Apache HTTP Server, MySQL (database software) and PHP (or sometimes Perl or Python), principal components to build a viable general purpose web server.

Installation of LAMP server using Task sel

Step 1. Open your terminal and type

$ sudo tasksel

installing lamp server using tasksel

Step 2. Select LAMP server.

Step 3. Press space to mark it for installation.

Step 4. Press Enter to install it.

Step 5. While installing you will be prompt for MySQL "root" user , Enter you password and press <ok>.

Testing your LAMP server

Step 1. Open your browser and enter http://localhost , it will open default webpage of Apache server.

Step 2. To test your php installation , make file phpinfo.php.

$ sudo vi /var/www/phpinfo.php

and write this code and save it.

Step 3. Again open Browser and enter http://localhost/phpinfo.php

You have Successfully Installed LAMP server. Enjoy :)

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