How to install LLMP Stack on Ubuntu
In this tutorial, we will explain How to install LLMP Stack on Ubuntu
LLMP Stack is a popular open source web platform commonly used to run dynamic web sites and servers. It includes Linux, Lighttpd, MySQL, and PHP/Python/Perl and is considered by many the platform of choice for development and deployment of high-performance web applications which require a solid and reliable foundation.
You will need:
- VPS running Ubuntu
Step 1 – Install Apache
Lighttpd is an open-source web server more optimized for speed-critical environments than common products while remaining standards-compliant, secure and flexible. It is designed and optimized for high-performance environments.
You can install Lighttpd by following this command:
sudo apt install lighttpd
Note: When asks for prompt type Y and hit Enter.
After, you need to start and enable the apache:
sudo systemctl start lighttpd
And enable it:
systemctl enable lighttpd
Allow incoming HTTP and HTTPS traffic:
ufw allow 80/tcp
Step 2 – Install MySQL
Now you need to install MySQL. We will need MySQL to store information on the website.
To install it, run this command:
sudo apt install mariadb-server
After, you need to start and enable it:
systemctl start mariadb
systemctl enable mariadb
Now it’s time to secure the installation.
You will be asked for a password, so just hit Enter.
After, you will be asked a series of questions.
- Set root password? [Y/n]
Type y if you want to set.
- Remove anonymous users? [Y/n]
Type y if you want to remove.
- Disallow root login remotely? [Y/n]
Type y if you want to disallow.
- Remove test database and access to it? [Y/n]
Type y to remove.
- Reload privilege tables now? [Y/n]
Type y to reload privileges.
Step 3 – Install PHP
PHP is a popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited. To install PHP and MySQL extension you need to run the following command:
sudo apt install php php-fpm php-mysql php-cli
Restart web service to get effects:
sudo systemctl restart lighttpd
Now open php.ini
And add this line:
Save it. And open www.conf
Change this line from:
listen = /run/php/php7.2-fpm.sock
listen = 127.0.0.1:9000
Now open the last file :
Change these lines:
“bin-path” => “/usr/bin/php-cgi”,
“socket” => “/var/run/lighttpd/php.socket”,
“host” => “127.0.0.1”,
“port” => “9000”,
Save it. And enable fastcgi and fastcgi-php modules:
Restart lighttpd and php-fpm to take effects:
systemctl restart lighttpd
systemctl restart php7.2-fpm
Step 4 – Test PHP
You need to test PHP if is working. You can do it by running the following command:
echo “<?php phpinfo();” > /var/www/html/phpinfo.php
Now go to your browser and open this URL http://youripaddress/phpinfo.php to see PHP configuration information.
You have successfully installed LLMP Stack in CentOS.