How To Install LAMP stack on Ubuntu 18.04 in Digital Ocean

Lamp on digital ocean

Hello in this tutorials i will show you how to install Lamp stack in ubuntu 18.04 on digital ocean or any vps lets gets started.

Step1. Installing Apache

You know apache is popular web server in all over the world lets install it just follow this command

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install apache2
$ sudo systemctl restart apache2

he need some permission click y and hit enter

After installing Apache2 lets config firewall

Lamp on digital ocean
Apache Default Page

Step2. Config Firewall

$ sudo ufw allow in "Apache Full"

After setup firewall go to browser and type your server ip and hit enter he show apache2 default page.

Also Read: Install Phpmyadmin on digital ocean

Step3. Install Mysql Database

$ sudo apt install mysql-server

after install mysql next you need to mysql secure installation

$ sudo mysql_secure_installation

He access for permission hit y,y,y,y,y he askes for password type secure password like Jonsuper123@ok after thats lets go to next setup

Step4. Setting Password in Root User

$ sudo mysql

you can in mysql is not set in password we need to setup password
type your password in yourpassword

mysql> ALTER USER 'root'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED WITH mysql_native_password BY 'YourPassword';

after setup your mysql root password you need to flush privileges type typing command

mysql> FLUSH PRIVILEGES;

mysql> exit

Step5. Install PHP

Type Below command becuase it connect php to mysql

mysql> sudo apt install php libapache2-mod-php php-mysql

After installing php you need to config file

$ sudo nano /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/dir.conf

it look like this

DirectoryIndex index.html index.cgi index.pl index.php index.xhtml index.htm

Change the value index.html to index.php and index.php to index.html

and restart your apache server

$ sudo systemctl restart apache2

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All done your lamp is installing successfull.