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How to install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

A quick guide on “How to install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS [PHP, MYSQL, APACHE2]

Done this yet? You should do it before you install LAMP stack on Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04 VPS Setup

Update your package list and install Apache2

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install apache2

Open up /etc/apache2/apache2.conf with your favorite text editor and set your Global ServerName

sudo nano /etc/apache2/apache2.conf

Add the following line somewhere to the file.

ServerName your_domain or ip_address

Save and close.

Check for syntax errors and restart apache

sudo apache2ctl configtest

If you see Syntax OK, continue

sudo systemctl restart apache2

Install MySQL

sudo apt-get install mysql

After installing and creating root password you should complete secure installation


Go through the installation and you’ve installed MySQL

Install PHP

sudo apt-get install php libapache2-mod-php php-mcrypt php-mysql

Congrats! You have installed LAMP Stack! Feel free to ask questions or comment.

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