PoiNtEr->: apache and Php5 in ubuntu

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Thursday, December 30, 2010

apache and Php5 in ubuntu

Step 1: install Apache2:

sudo apt-get install apache2

And you get apache2 installed as well. To double check, point your browser to http://localhost, and you should see the Apache2 placeholder page like this.

Step 2: To install support for PHP, do the usual

sudo apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5

To verify that everything installed correctly and php support is enabled, you need to restart apache by doing this

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Create a test php file called info.php, using a text editor of your choice (say gedit)

sudo gedit /var/www/info.php

and paste the following content and save the file




Now open the following page http://localhost/info.php and you should see something like this

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