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How to Install LAMP on Freya

How to Install LAMP on Freya?. Freya (Elementary OS) is a Linux Operating system, which uses Ubuntu Distributions. So you can install LAMP easily.  Just follow the below steps, it will be installed on your machine. And Freya is a light weight OS just  like Ubuntu. Let’s begin the steps.

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1.Goto your Terminal and type the following command.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install apache2

This will install Apache2 server on your Freya, than you can check your apache is installed properly or any missing dependencies. just open your browser and `http://localhost/`. if it show a following screen or  a message ” it Works”. Than Your Apache is ready to work.

2. Install MySQL in it.  Run the following command to install MySQL Server.

sudo apt-get install mysql-server libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql

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3.Here you need php5 . So run the following command before installing MySQL server.

sudo apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5

4. Check your PHP by using the following command on your terminal

php -r 'echo "\n\nYes its working buddy.\n\n\n";'

If it display `Yes its working buddy`. Than your PHP5 is ready to work.

5. You need to activate MySQL Server After installing it.

sudo mysql_install_db

6. PHP server Has many Libraries and Dependencies, so we have to check whether the dependency is installed or not.

apt-cache search php5-

7. If you want to install  dependencies, Use the following one

sudo apt-get install `name of the module`

8. Incase of troublsehoot, you may need to restart your apache. so use the following command to restart it.

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

That’s it, you can start working with LAMP now. There is one more thing, sometimes, you may not have proper directory permission for  `/var/www/`.  so Use the follwoing command to provide directory access permission for the work space.

chmod 755 /var/www

If you have any further problem or assistance, leave a comment below.


About Varadharaj V

The founder of Kvcodes, Varadharaj V is an ERP Analyst and a Web developer specializing in WordPress(WP), WP Theme development, WP Plugin development, Frontaccounting(FA), Sales, Purchases, Inventory, Ledgers, Payroll & HRM, CRM, FA Core Customization, PHP and Data Analyst. Database Management Advance Level

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