How to Install LAMP on Ubuntu Linux

This post shows students and new users steps to install and use the LAMP stack on Ubuntu Linux.

LAMP is an acronym for Linux (Ubuntu), Apache, MariaDB or MySQL and PHP Scripting Language. It is a group of open source software and building blocks for many of the web applications and majority of the content management systems (CMS) in use today.

Many of the popular content management systems being used today are using some combinations of this opensource framework. From WordPress to Drupal to Joomla and many others, they’re all using the LAMP stack to power their applications.

If you’re going to be developing any PHP based applications or websites, then you’re probably going to be using the LAMP stack as well. Below, we’ll show you how to get the stack up and running on Ubuntu Linux.

If you’re a student or new user learning Linux, the easiest place to start learning is on Ubuntu Linux. Ubuntu is the modern, open source Linux operating system for desktop, servers and other devices.

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How to Install the LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install the LAMP stack on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04 LTS servers.

LAMP is an acronym for Linux (Ubuntu), Apache2 HTTP Server, MariaDB or MySQL Database Server and PHP Scripting Language. It is a group of open source software and building block of many of the web applications and majority of the content management systems (CMS) in use today.

Many of the popular content management systems being used today are using some combinations of this opensource framework.

From WordPress to Drupal to Joomla and many others, they’re all using the LAMP stack to power their applications.

If you’re going to be developing any PHP based applications or websites, then you’re probably going to be using the LAMP stack as well.

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How to Install the LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10

LAMP is an acronym for Linux (Ubuntu), Apache2 HTTP Server, MariaDB or MySQL Database Server and PHP Scripting Language. It is a group of open source software and building block of many of the web applications and majoriy of the content management systems (CMS) in use today.

Content Management Systems like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and others, they all use the LAMP Stack.

If you’re going to be developing any PHP based applications or websites, then you’re probably going to be using the LAMP Stack as well.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Apache2, MariaDB and PHP on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 | 18.04 and 18.10 servers.

To get started with installing the LAMP Stack, follow the steps below:

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Install Apache2, MariaDB, and PHP 7.1 (LAMP) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server

LAMP is an acronym for Linux (Ubuntu), Apache2, MySQL (MariaDB) and PHP. It’s a stack of open source applications typically installed together to create dynamic and powerful websites. WordPress, Drupal and few other content management systems use LAMP.

With PHP 7.1 now readily available and supported, you can now use the LAMP stack to improve your websites and blogs. For those who are new and want to learn how to install LAMP with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server, the steps below should be a great starting point.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Ubuntu 16.04 LT with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 support, or the LAMP Stack.

To get started with installing LAMP, follow the steps below:

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How to Install Apache2, MariaDB and PHP (LAMP) on Ubuntu 17.10

Apache2, MariaDB, PHP (LAMP) is an alternative to LEMP. LAMP is an acronym for Linux, Apache2, MySQL  / MariaDB and PHP. It’s collection of opensource software that powers some of the most popular websites and applications online today.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install LAMP on Ubuntu 17.10. Many websites are powered by the LAMP stack. They run Linux servers with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP installed. If you need to run a PHP-based website like WordPress, Drupal or Joomla, then LAMP or LEMP should be considered.

Linux, Apache2, MySQL and PHP (LAMP) has always been the preferred choice to run dynamic PHP based applications and websites. Although LEMP is rapidly gaining traction because of Nginx HTTP server, LAMP is still dominant.

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Installing LAMP on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users steps to install LAMP on Ubuntu server 17.04 | 17.10. LAMP is an acronym for Linux, Apache2, MySQL and PHP. It’s a combination of open software that are typically used to host and run dynamic websites and web applications.

After installing LAMP, you should be able run websites powered by WordPress, Joomla or Drupal easily, since these web apps depend on LAMP to function.

When you’re to install LAMP, follow the steps below:

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Setup Ubuntu Linux with Apache, MariaDB and PHP (LAMP)

LAMP is an acronym for Linux, Apache2, MySQL and PHP. However, this post is going to show you another LAMP setup with MariaDB instead of MySQL. Previous LAMP setup always included MySQL, until MariaDB was introduced and more Linux distributions began using it instead of MySQL.

Although MariaDB is rapidly replacing MySQL server, they both are the same in many aspects. In fact, MariaDB can be a drop-in replacement for MySQL. This means, you can rip out MySQL server from your Linux systems, replace it with MariaDB and installed applications won’t know the difference.

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How to Install LAMP with MariaDB 10 on Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install MariaDB on Ubuntu server.

LAMP is an acronym for Linux, Apache2, MySQL and PHP. However, LAMP can also be Linux, Apache2, MariaDB and PHP. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users the steps to install these packages on Ubuntu 16.10.

At the time of this writing PHP 7 was also the default version in Ubuntu 16.10 repositories.

MariaDB is going to replace MySQL in the LAMP stack in this post. Our next tutorial will also show students how to replace Apache2 with Nginx in the lAMP stack as well.

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How to quickly Install the LAMP Stack on Ubuntu

The LAMP stack is a collection of opensource software that runs majority of the websites online today. There are countless tutorials on installing the LAMP stack on Ubuntu systems.

What question that comes up frequently is what is the quickly way or one line command to install the LAMP stack on Ubuntu servers? If you want to know, continue below.

There are countless tutorials online that describe the steps to install the LAMP stack on Ubuntu servers. Very few tutorials will show you a one line command that does the same thing. This brief tutorial will show students and new users a one line command that installs the LAMP stack on Ubuntu servers.

So, you probably already know the stack is a acronym for Linux, Apache2, MySQL database server and PHP. The standard way many tutorials show users is the individually install each component or server.

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How to Install the LAMP Stack on Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install the LAMP stack on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04.

If you’re new to Linux or Ubuntu, one of the most popular acronyms in the Linux world that you should get used to is LAMP. It stands for Linux operating system, Apache webserver, MySQL database server and PHP processors.

LAMP is a stack of open source applications typically installed together to enable dynamic websites and blogs. WordPress and other content management systems depend on the LAMP stack to function.

This brief tutorial is going to show you how to install it on Ubuntu systems if you don’t already know how to.

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