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PHP Application Development with NetBeans Beginner's Guide by M A Hossain Tonu

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Time for action — installing LAMP on the Ubuntu desktop

Follow the steps listed here in order to install the LAMP package in Ubuntu:

  1. Instead of installing each item separately, we will go with installing the LAMP server in a package in Ubuntu, which is fairly simple, along with a single terminal command:
    sudo apt-get install lamp-server^
    
    

    The apt-get command is a powerful command-line tool, which is used to work with Ubuntu's Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) performing functions such as the installation of new software packages, upgrading the existing software packages, updating of the package list index, and even upgrading the entire Ubuntu system.

    Note

    sudo, used to invoke the current user with the power of a super user and a caret (^) symbol, ...

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