LAMP is basically a software bundle made up of open-source softwares ( Linux – Apache – Mysql or Marimba – Php / Perl / Python ) . LAMP refers to the first letters of each component .
This article explains the installation and configuration of LAMP on linux mint 13.
Install LAMP on linux mint 13:
LAMP installation in linux mint 13 is very simple, we can install using a single command .
Press ALT + CTR + T to open terminal.
Step 1 » Update the repository.
krizna@leela:~$ sudo apt-get update
Step 2 » Issue the below command to install apache,mysql and php along with dependencies.
krizna@leela:~$ sudo apt-get install lamp-server^Don’t forget to include ^ [caret symbol] at the end.
Step 3 » During the installation, you will be prompted to create root password to access mysql database. Type your password and complete the installation
Now you have successfully installed LAMP ( Apache , mysql and php ).
Step 4 » Now add the below line to /etc/apache2/httpd.conf file to avoid warning during apache service restart.
Step 5 » Restart apache service .
krizna@leela:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
Now check the installed components one by one.
Step 6 » Open http://localhost or http://youripaddress (http://10.0.2.15) in your browser. you can see the page like below.
Step 7 » Type the below command in the terminal and type your mysql root password which is created during the installation.You can login to your mysql database and can see the below things.
krizna@leela ~ $ mysql -u root -p
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or g.
Your MySQL connection id is 46
Server version: 5.5.32-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 (Ubuntu)
Copyright (c) 2000, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its
affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective
Type 'help;' or 'h' for help. Type 'c' to clear the current input statement.
Step 8 » Create a file /var/www/phpinfo.php and add the below code .
You can see all the configuration details in that page .
Testing All together
We can test mysql connectivity through php.
Create a file /var/www/dbtest.php and add the below code and replace your dbpassword in that code.
Now open http://localhost/dbtest.php in your browser. you can see the msg “Congrats! connection established successfully” ..