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Perl and Apache: Your visual blueprint for developing dynamic Web content by Adam McDaniel

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Chapter 5. INSTALLING APACHE ON LINUX

Install Apache for Debian/Ubuntu Linux

Debian and Ubuntu systems use the DEB packaging format. You can use the suite Advanced Package Tool, or APT, for downloading, installing, and removing DEB packages. On Debian- and Ubuntu-based Linux systems, the Apache Web server DEB package and program name are often identified as apache2.

The installation process requires that your Linux computer be connected to the Internet. The download, installation, and setup process is handled by a single command, apt-get, which you should execute in a Terminal window.

It is beneficial to run a local copy of the Apache Web server, even if a router or firewall separates your connection to the Internet. You can use a local copy for ...

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