By: Prem Tiwari | Last Updated:
LAMP stack is a group of open source software used to get web servers up and running. The acronym stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. As a solution stack, LAMP is suitable for building dynamic web sites and web applications. The LAMP model has since been adapted to other componentry, though typically consisting of free and open-source software.
Step One— Update
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install tasksel
….and then install the LAMP stack using bellow command:
$ sudo apt-get install lamp-server^
During the installation of LAMP server you will be asked to insert the mysql root password.
Restart your apache using bellow command :
$ sudo service apache2 restart
Step Three— Insatll phpmyadmin
phpmyAdmin is a open souce mysql toolsto handle the administration for mysql databases using web browser. It is written in php programming language, by using this tool you can perform various tasks like creating, modifying, deleting database, tables, rows from table.
Install the phpmyadmin using bellow command:
$ sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin
If you get a 404 error upon visiting http://localhost/phpmyadmin: You will need to configure apache2.conf to work with Phpmyadmin.
$ gksudo gedit /etc/apache2/apache2.conf
Include the following line at the bottom of the file, save and quit.
$ Include /etc/phpmyadmin/apache.conf
Prem Tiwari is the founder of FreeWebMentor.com and also a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby and also he has been a regular speaker of WordPress sessions in various IT Companies. View all posts by Prem Tiwari