Installing LAMP on Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 (Lucid Lynx, Maverick Meerkat)

April 29, 2010 by · 501 Comments
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If you're developing websites, it's nice to be able to test your code in the privacy of your own computer rather that out in the public internet. In order to do that, you'll need to install a web server on your development computer. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, php) is one of the most common web hosting platforms, so it's a perfect environment for you to build and test your website code. If you carefully follow these step by step instructions, you'll have your own Ubuntu LAMP web server on installed, configured, and running in no time.  Read more