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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Where to place my local website starting with the 2.4.7 version of apache2?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, then I installed lamp-server and placed my webpages in /var/www directory, but when I opened localhost in the browser there was nothing. I think that happened ...
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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 ...
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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 install XAMPP?

Hi all im a noob on Ubuntu/Linux World, So i need some that give a full tutorial to How to install Xampp from apachefriends.org correctly on Ubuntu 11.10 + all beyond Ubuntu for 32 bit and also 64 ...
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Cannot start XAMPP on Ubuntu 11.10

When I try to start XAMPP with sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start command it gives me a message like this. Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.7.7... XAMPP: Another web server daemon with SSL is already running. ...
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What Can Be Done To Secure Ubuntu Server?

I have a project to secure Ubuntu Server as much as I can. The server is a web hosting server. The server will be running LAMP , Mail , and DNS.
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How to have two version of PHP installed and switch easily?

I want to have both PHP 5.2.17 and PHP 5.3.5 installed on my Ubuntu machine and switch as per my necessity. How can I achieve this?
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How do I set up local Joomla sites for web developing?

I plan to develop multiple websites using Joomla. I'm using Ubuntu Desktop, and only need to access the sites and configuration files locally, while logged in to my user account. Previously I tried ...
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How do I remove the LAMP stack so I can start over?

I'd like to start over with my webserver and I'd like to reinstall all the LAMP packages, how do I do that?
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Help with LAMP sever

Firstly I followed the instructions on the following site to install the LAMP server: http://www.multimediaboom.com/how-to-install-lamp-server-in-ubuntu-11-0410-1010-04/#comment-48391 step 3: go to ...
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Cannot start XAMPP

When I try to start XAMPP with /opt/lampp/lampp start command it gives me a message like this. Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.7.7... XAMPP: Another web server daemon is already running. XAMPP: ...
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Update server php version to 5.4.10 via the command line

Im setting up a vps for the first time from scratch, the host has a one click LAMP installer which took out allot of the leg work, but running phpinfo(); i found im running 5.3.10. So id like to ...
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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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How to update to PHP 5.3.10 in 10.04?

I'm new to Linux and have only the basic experience with Ubuntu and installing LAMP Server. I've successfully installed all using the "apt-get install" method. My problem is I want to update PHP 5.3.2 ...
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#1045 Cannot log in to the MySQL server

I am totally new in linux/ubuntu I am trying to setup lamp on my OS, however I've installed apache , php , mysql by following commands: sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo apt-get install php5 sudo ...
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phpmyadmin 404 error on fresh ubuntu 12.04 install

I regularly set up Virtualbox ubuntu setups to run as local webservers. I have set these up several times and never had an issue. However, something has changed: 1)VB guest additions no longer allow ...
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Apache gives 403 Forbidden

Server: Ubuntu 12.04 w/ LAMP I can access the default index.html, but I created a symbolic link to a folder in my Dropbox. Whenever I try to access 192.168.2.6/Joomla (Joomla is the symbolic link), I ...
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Starting and stopping server with a desktop shortcut

I use sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start and sudo /opt/lampp/lampp stop every time in order to start and stop the lampp server installed in my computer. Is there some way by which I can create an icon ...
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How to solve the phpmyadmin not found issue after upgrading php and apache?

Recently I have install the PHP, Apache, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, python in my Ubuntu Desktop 12.04.3 LTS to use it as a LAMP server. The commands I used to install these are given below: 1: sudo passwd 2: ...
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'/'var/www/' vs '/home/$USER/public_html'

I recently started using Ubuntu as a LAMP server. I've come across plenty of tutorials that say to place the files at '/var/www/' and I've also seen others that put them in '/home/$USER/public_html/'. ...
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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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403 Forbidden clean apache2 install

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu and then installed the lamp-server bundle via tasksel and the installation went fine. I had backed up the files from the /var/www/ folder and planned to just place them ...
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Sending mails with PHP, LAMPP and PostFix

I've been trying for 2 whole days now, and I just can't get the most simple thing to work. The problem: Sending eMails from PHP to my eMail address does not work I've been working with Windows and ...
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How do I install joomla 1.7 on a lamp server?

I have a joomla 1.7 business live site and would like to know how to install wamp server and joomla 1.7 on ubuntu 11.1. I use it to work on site locally, then back it up and upload it to the live site ...
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What steps do I follow to run a stock Hello World CGI script?

Assume I have finished installing a modern release of stock Ubuntu, and have the following script. #!/bin/sh echo "Content-type: text/html\n" echo "<html><body>Hello ...
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Is it possible to do an unattended/silent lamp installation?

Is there a way to set up and pre-configure a lamp environment within a bash script without user prompting by dpkg and present data like mysql or root user password and such kinds of things?
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Changed LAMP WWW directory to Dropbox, now getting 403 Forbidden

I wan to use my Dropbox/Web directory as the server directory for LAMP. I cahnged /etc/apache2/sites-available/default DocumentRoot /home/me/Dropbox/Web #changed from /etc/www <Directory /> ...
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cannot access copied folder in htdocs of lampp in ubuntu?

I want to move my web content from window 7 to ubuntu 12.04. So I copy my web content and move it to my /opt/lampp/htdocs folder, then I have change the folder permission using :: 1) sudo -s 2) ...
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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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mysql not starting

I have a server running on rackspace.com, it been running for about a year (collecting data for a project) and no problems. Now it seems mysql froze (could not connect either through ssh command line, ...
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Can i run ubuntu from USB and save all information?

Hello i want to install ubuntu to my USB and run it simle on each computer. I want to save all that i do. For example when i install localhost using my home computer, i go to work and run ubuntu ...
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What is the Ubuntu Server's relationship to LAMP?

Alright, I don't know if it's a good idea to challenge these two, is there any relation between them? I understand LAMPP: it's the installation of Apache, MySql, PHP and Perl (or Python) on Linux. But ...
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testphp.php 404 Not Found

I installed LAMP Server. I can access http://localhost. I can also run successfully phpmyadmin. But when I go to http://localhost/testphp.php, I get a 404 not found. The file is in ...
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Can't save files in /var/www using lamp installed with tasksel

I just installed lamp with tasksel and it works. But inside /var/www I can create files only with sudo from terminal, I don't know why. In another Ubuntu installation I didn't have such problem. I ...
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MySQL Access denied for user 'root' while using LAMP

I'm just want to install lamp server + phpmyadmin normally in case of when setting up mysql i get this error: ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO) I ...
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Which Login Manager is this?

May someone tell me the name of this Login manager ? Additionally I would like to know : How the background image has been added? How to install this (with the apt-get command) ? Will this work ...
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How to configure apache / php / postfix website emails when using vhosts?

I have a LAMP webserver configured to serve multiple websites. Each virtual host has various PHP applications, mainly Wordpress. When users sign up to the Wordpress sites, email is sent by PHP ...
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OpenVZ Ubuntu 13.04 VPS - unable to install MySQL

Today I bought a VPS from edis.at, OVZ Starter, and I installed Ubuntu 13.04 x64 on it. On a fresh install, running apt-get install mysql-server, freezes apt-get. After setting the MySQL root ...
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Why does accessing /localhost give “File not found” error?

I was trying to install a LAMP stack following the howtounix.info tutorial. I could install it but when I try to access localhost using /localhost on Firefox it gave me an error, it appears "File not ...
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Linux Server and LAMP basic questions

I am pretty new to the Linux environment. I have been asked to setup a Linux server and LAMP. I do have a background on network and windows server admin, however when it gets to Linux servers, I don't ...
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Is there ever going to be something like XAMPP [closed]

XAMPP in Windows is a snap. Trying to LAMP working in Linux Mint is a real pain. Yes,I have tried most of the solutions such as creating a Virtual Machine, Vagrant, installing Apache, MySql,PHp, etc. ...
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500 Error on index.php file. All other php files are working well [closed]

I've successfully installed LAMP and created some virtual hosts. Everything is working fine except index.php files. When I try access them, browser returns 500 Error, regardless of their content. ...