Installing LAMP on Ubuntu Jaunty (9.04)

June 6, 2009 by · 54 Comments
Filed under: HowTo, linux, Ubuntu, web development 

For the latest version, check out Install LAMP on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala.

Why Install LAMP?

Today I'm going to show how to install and set up a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack on Ubuntu. Why do this? It's useful if you want to set up an off-line web development environment. If you are building websites and experimenting, it's nice to do it in the privacy of your own computer, rather than "in the wild" out on the internet. Read more

Share Folders Between a Linux Host and Linux Virtual Machine on VirtualBox

June 3, 2009 by · 10 Comments
Filed under: HowTo, linux 

VirtualBox is a great application for trying out different Linux distros without messing with your current build. In this post I'll show you how to share a folder between your Linux host and the guest virtual machine. This assumes you have already installed VirtualBox, created and installed your guest OS, and installed VirtualBox Guest Additions. Read more

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