How to install LAMP by using Tasksel tool in Ubuntu

To Install Apache, MySQL and PHP using Tasksel tool in Ubuntu

Tasksel tool is used to perform specific task in Ubuntu. It allows the user to install any number of packages at the same time. In this manual we will learn how to install LAMP package.


To install Tasksel

Run the following command to install Tasksel.

root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get install tasksel -y 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libpango1.0-0 libpangox-1.0-0 linux-headers-4.4.0-21 linux-headers-4.4.0-21-generic linux-image-4.4.0-21-generic
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
Unpacking tasksel-data (3.34ubuntu3) ...
Selecting previously unselected package tasksel.
Preparing to unpack .../tasksel_3.34ubuntu3_all.deb ...
Unpacking tasksel (3.34ubuntu3) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
Setting up tasksel (3.34ubuntu3) ...
Setting up tasksel-data (3.34ubuntu3) ...

Open the Tasksel from the terminal by running the following command.

root@linuxhelp1:~# tasksel

Here, choosing LAMP server from the software list and click Ok.
Set the password for the MySQL server and click Ok.


Once the installation process has been completed, open the terminal and check the LAMP services.

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