Acronym for a solution stack of free, open source software, originally coined from the first letters of Linux (operating system), Apache HTTP Server, MySQL (database software) and Perl/PHP/Python, principal components to build a viable general purpose web server.

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Manually Start LAMP Server

I setup a LAMP server on my desktop Ubuntu install for testing web applications. How do I set it to only run when I tell it to rather than at startup? It is not used as a production web server but ...
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lamp-server wants to install mysql but i want it to use already installed MariaDB

i want to install lamp-server in ubuntu 10.10 (the end goal is to install redmine), i am using sudo tasksel install lamp-server However after downloading packages it asks for a root password for ...
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Should I symlink my /var/www directory to my home?

I have just installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 with a LAMP setup. I want to host a website there but I'm not sure which is the best way to get/edit my files on the server. Googling provides many options ...
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How to setup LAMP environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the easiest way to set up a LAMP stack? I have been using XAMP in windows for a long time. Recently I have moved to Ubuntu and now want to have a similar ...
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Executing a Super-user command through .bashrc

Is it possible to execute a super-user command in .bashrc? And if so, how? It would save me having to execute "sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start" on each startup. I've considered using the LAMP stack from ...
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Is there a simple mail server I can install?

I have a desktop install of ubuntu, not server. But I am running a localhost LAMP stack for development. Is there a simple mail server I can install so that PHP's sendmail works? Ideally it will ...
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LAMPP on Ubuntu - http.conf

Hey, I've got LAMPP installed in Ubuntu and I want to get .htaccess working but I don't know how. And, yes, I have searched all over Google. Cheers,
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Tasksel cannot be installed [closed]

I am trying to install tasksel in order to install LAMP but for some reason it always gives me this error: E: Unable to locate package tasksel root@TheShop:~# sudo apt-get install tasksel Reading ...
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How to fix phpMyadmin login?

I've isnstalled phpMyAdmin with apt-get install phpmyadmin. When I open "http://localhost/phpmyadmin/", enter "root" as the user name and my MySQL root password and press go, then if I use Firefox, I ...
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How to move a LAMP setup to a new Ubuntu server?

I have an old Ubuntu LAMP server. I'd like to move the webpage over to a newer Ubuntu server and I'm wondering what the easiest way to backup and restore the webpage would be? Or just the easiest way ...
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Suggestion for an application to do our company car fleet management

(As suggested I've tried asking on webapps with no luck... So I try on askubuntu: I'll be luckier :) ) Hello, everybody! Our company could be a little more open source and a little "ubuntier" if I ...
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Do we need Swap partition on a LAMP server?

Do we need actually swap partition on the ubuntu-server with LAMP? I think I don't need it, but better to know for sure if it will not cause some unpredicted behaviour. Actually my thoughts were: ...
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Why does tasksel not include an option for LAMP server?

I recently downloaded an Ubuntu 9.10 virtual appliance for VMWare and want to install a LAMP server on it. Normally, I would just sudo tasksel install lamp-server but that seems to just return without ...
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What would be the most practical way for a web developer to develop on Ubuntu but test on IE [duplicate]

I work as web developer and have Firefox and Chrome installed on my Ubuntu system. However, most of the nightmares for web developers are getting things to work on Internet Explorer, mostly IE7 and ...
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Warnings when restarting apache

I setup a LAMP in Ubuntu 10.10 and it seems to be working fine but a couple of things are weird. The weirdess thing is that whenever I use: /etc/init.d/apache2 restart I get: could not reliably ...
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I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 LAMP server. Where do I best create folders to put my websites?

I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 LAMP server. The only (in addition to all the standard technical users created by installation) user is "administrator" (should I create more?). I doubt it is correct to ...
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http://localhost/ not working

I've just done a fresh install of Ubuntu (10.04.1) plus LAMP (via sudo tasksel install lamp-server) and everything is working fine. However, it does so until I need to work on localhost when I do not ...
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What's the easiest way to set up a LAMP stack?

I set up a new VPS instance of Ubuntu and am wondering what the easiest way is to get up and running with a basic LAMP stack (i.e. which packages are required, which configuration options need to be ...