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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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 ...