How To Install WordPress on Ubuntu: Part 1

November 24, 2009 by · 13 Comments
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In this first part of How To Install WordPress on Ubuntu, I'm going to show some of the things you need to do to prepare your system for the actual WordPress installation. I'll cover the steps of installing WordPress itself in Part 2.

Install LAMP

LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, php. This is the basic web server setup you need to host a website. Even though you won't be hosting the site out to the internet, you'll need to have LAMP installed and configured to run WordPress on your computer. This tutorial assumes that you already have Ubuntu installed. Then, install LAMP on Ubuntu. Read more

Install LAMP on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

October 29, 2009 by · 161 Comments
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Why install LAMP on your desktop computer?

Why would I want to install and set up a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, php) stack on Ubuntu 9.10? It’s useful if you want to set up a private web development environment. Perhaps you want to develop your own WordPress theme. If you are developing websites and experimenting, it’s nice to do it in the privacy of your own computer, rather than out on the public internet.   Read more

How to Configure Apache Web Server on Linux

July 26, 2009 by · 202 Comments
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I've shown previously how to install a LAMP server in Ubuntu. If the purpose of your LAMP installation was to set up your own web development environment, then you may want to do some further configuration to your system. This Apache howto is not intended to cover Apache configuration in depth. This is just some basic configuration to help you set up a web development environment in Linux. For more information, see the official Apache documentation. Read more

Installing LAMP on Ubuntu Jaunty (9.04)

June 6, 2009 by · 54 Comments
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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

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