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What is the most correct method of installing apache 2 server, php5, mysql and phpMyAdmin?

I installed it this week, and I had a lot problems without solutions, so now that I reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 I don't want to make the same mistake again.

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From a command line:

sudo apt-get install tasksel
sudo tasksel install lamp-server

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ApacheMySQLPHP

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Another option is sudo apt-get install lamp-server^? –  Sithu Oct 22 at 12:25
    
I installed lamp-server^. Does it include phpMyAdmin? How can I access it from browser? –  Sithu Oct 22 at 12:57

On Ubuntu 13.10 I had an error installing phpmyadmin:

Errors were encountered while processing: javascript-common

When I loaded the page in my browser it came up as:

error: json missing

Found the answer here: http://superuser.com/questions/639945/how-to-fix-the-phpmyadmin-error-json-extension-is-missing

Just thought I'd help out, I'm very new to all of this, but getting the hang of it, the community is very helpful.

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The quickest and my favorite is - open the terminal and type

sudo apt-get install lamp-server^ phpmyadmin
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problem is solved, but thanks. –  L.V.A Oct 16 '13 at 17:14
    
@user118136 I just added mine for future readers - did see the solved mark. –  Pieter Oct 17 '13 at 5:06

Install Apache2

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install apache2

sudo apt-get install php mysql-server mysql-client php5-mysql libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php-mbstring php5-gd libapache2-mod-php5


sudo mysql_install_db

Set password for mysql

sudo /usr/bin/mysql_secure_installation

Then install the php

sudo apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5 php5-mcrypt

sudo apt-get install php5-mysql php5-curl php5-gd php5-intl php-pear php5-imagick php5-imap php5-mcrypt php5-memcache php5-ming php5-ps php5-pspell php5-recode php5-snmp php5-sqlite php5-tidy php5-xmlrpc php5-xsl

Then to check the PHP

sudo vim /var/www/info.php

<?php
phpinfo();
?>


sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Install phpmyadmin

apt-get install phpmyadmin

While installation it will ask for some settings for choosing apache server or lighthttpd choosem apache

Choose Apache

Choose no for dbconfig-common

Now Navigate to the Web Browser and openup the IP mentioned with /phpmyadmin/

eg : http://192.168.122.69/phpmyadmin/

Use Your Login what u used for mysql installation

Login Information I always use for demo purpose is

root and password is admin123

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vas@LenovoZ580:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install php mysql-server mysql-client php5-mysql libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php-mbstring php5-gd libapache2-mod-php5 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package php E: Unable to locate package php-mbstring –  L.V.A Oct 15 '13 at 16:12
    
Remove the php-mbstring and install using other –  Lonston Oct 16 '13 at 5:19

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