LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04 using Tasksel

Quick Install Using Tasksel

Instead of installing Apache, MySQL, and PHP separately, tasksel offers a convenient way to get a LAMP stack running quickly. Install tasksel if not already installed by default.

sudo apt install tasksel

Use tasksel to install the LAMP stack.

sudo tasksel install lamp-server

Enter the prompt for a MySQL root password.


Installing LAMP On Debian

First we install MySQL 5 like this:

apt-get install mysql-server mysql-client
You will be asked to provide a password for the MySQL root user – this password is valid for the user root@localhost as well as, so we don't have to specify a MySQL root password manually later on:
New password for the MySQL "root" user: <– yourrootsqlpassword
Repeat password for the MySQL "root" user: <– yourrootsqlpassword Continue reading “Installing LAMP On Debian” »