Install Apache, PHP and MySQL on Ubuntu 16.04 in one command

Ubuntu is one of the most user friendly distributions of Linux operating system. If you want to do PHP and MySQL development on an Ubuntu based machine or want to host an application developed in these technologies on a virtual server that runs Ubuntu, then you will first need to install the LAMP stack on that system.

Fortunately, it is very easy and simple to do so. First of all, update your repositories:

Now, install  tasksel . It is a helper program that provides easy installations for a number of related software packages, one of which is LAMP stack.

It might be already installed on your Ubuntu distro, as was the case on my DigitalOcean droplet. Now, run tasksel. Continue reading Install Apache, PHP and MySQL on Ubuntu 16.04 in one command