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Are the Apache server, PHP, and MySQL installed by default when you install Ubuntu 13.10, or should you install them separately later?

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You can use XAMPP for Apache, Mysql, PHP from this link: http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-linux.html

its very simple easy and fast.

Try it :)

  • Thanks, but the idea is to install these applications natively . I know that the easiest way is to use XAMPP but then where is the fun? – Fernando Magrosoto Mar 2 '15 at 14:43
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No they don't come with the desktop version of Ubuntu 13.10 by default. You have to install those three by yourself. For "how to install" please go through this link .

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The simplest way to install all three is to run the lamp-server task:

sudo apt-get install lamp-server^

The caret at the end means that this is running a task, not installing a package. There is no lamp-server package, so if you leave off the caret, apt-get will return the error message,

Unable to locate package lamp-server.

The task will install Apache, MySQL, and PHP, and will also take you through the setup steps, such as creating a password for the MySQL root user.

  • Thank you so much TRiG. This will be a very helpfull... In fact, tha caret thing.. is new for me. – Fernando Magrosoto Mar 2 '15 at 3:23
  • I only learned about the caret thing here, so Ask Ubuntu has helped both of us. – TRiG Mar 2 '15 at 9:57

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