How to Install LAMP on Ubuntu 15.04 Part 1
CHUONG K. NGUYEN – BSc., MCSEx2, MCSAx2, MCP, MCTS, MCITP, CCNA
In this guide I will show you how to install LAMP on an existing Ubuntu 15.04 server. LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. (Nowaday, many people have moved to MariaDB instead of MySQL.)
Part 1: Installing Ubuntu Server 15.04
Insert the Installation DVD, boot the computer up and change the boot order to DVD as the first boot device. Choose the language.
Choose Install Ubuntu Server
Choose the installation language.
Choose the country
Select No to detecting keyboard layout
Choose keyboard as English.
Choose keyboard layout as English.
Enter the host name as Ubuntu1504
Enter the full name for the administrator
Enter a user name for the account.
Choose a password and repeat.
Do not encrypt home directory.
Choose the time zone. In my case, I accept the default.
Use entire disk Guided.
Choose the disk to partition.
Allow write changes to disk.
Leave proxy information as blank.
Choose No automatic updates.
Choose to install OpenSSH server.
Choose to install GRUB boot loader.
Installation has completed, press Continue.
The server will restart. Login with the user name and password we entered earlier. Type ipconfig to show the IP address of the server.
Elevate the account, enter the password when asked. Type
Set static IP address for the server
We will configure this server with a static IP address of 192.168.1.5, subnet mask of 255.255.255.0, and default gateway of 192.168.1.1.
Type vi /etc/network/interfaces
Type the following contents.
Now restart networking service:
service networking restart
Now change the nameserver (DNS) so that the server can resolve Internet hosts.
Type the following lines:
Exit, save the file and ping google.com. The ping should be successful.
Now, we can SSH into the server from a remote host.
Enter the required password for your account and you are at the terminal screen.
Elevate the account
Perform the update:
Confirm Y to continue.
Wait for the upgrade to complete.