Install LAMP Server using Tasksel in Ubuntu 13.10 / 13.04 / 12.10 / 12.04

Tasksel is a tool in Ubuntu / Debian, which helps to install multiple related packages as a co-ordinated task. Using Tasksel you can install the following stack / server related.

Basic Ubuntu server, OpenSSH server, DNS server, LAMP server, Mail server, Openstack, PostgreSQL database, ubuntustudio-graphics 2D/3D creation and editing suite, ubuntustudio-recording Audio recording and editing suite, Ubuntu desktop USB, ubuntustudio-video Video creation and editing suite and many more.

To Install Tasksel in Ubuntu 13.10 / 13.04 / 12.10 / 12.04

Open a terminal (Ctrl+alt+t) and run the following command, Issue the password for the user when prompted.

sudo apt-get install tasksel


tasksel-ubuntu-13.04

To Install LAMP Server

Use the below command to install it.

sudo apt-get install lamp-server

or

just run tasksel using the below command

sudo tasksel

After executing the tasksel command, you will get a list of available packages that can be installed in your system. Choose LAMP Server using the arrow keys and spacebar to select it. Check the Screen Shots.

lamp-ubuntu-13.04

Now press enter to install it. After installation starts you will be asked to type password for the MySQL root user.

ubuntu-13.04-install-lamp

Repeat the password and press enter.

lamp-server-ubuntu-13.04

Thats it. Now open a browser and type localhost to check whether it works or not. ubuntu-13.04-lamp-server

Hope this will be helpful for you!!!

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  • jeykeu

    You mean to say `sudo tasksel install lamp-server`