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Saturday, March 07, 2009

Setting up AMP of LAMP on Ubuntu

Well, I've already got Linux as Ubuntu 8.10. What remains to setup a web-dev environment, is the AMP of LAMP(Linux Apache MySQL PHP) bundle.
That would help me a lot as I plan to make mooshak (a programming contest system) better. Even otherwise, I could not avoid getting face to face with LAMP. Enough of one-click XAMPPs, when we will setup Sangam (a wordpress blog for events @ college), LAMP will bring the light in that useless Sun Microsystem's dabba :P
Anyways so how does one get the LAMP stack over Ubuntu Desktop Edition?
Well here are some options -
LAMP Setup Guide

Ubuntu + LAMP for newbies

Here is something much better than those one-by-one steps -
$ sudo apt-get install apache2 php5-mysql libapache2-mod-php5 mysql-server
That's from the FOSSwire tutorial, thanks to Peter Upfold for keeping it short n simple. All it took was 45 minutes for downloads and done! Here it is - result of one-line install -
Happy lightening your Ubuntu with LAMP :P
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