Ubuntu 16.04 LAMP server Apache 2.4 PHP 7 and MariaDB

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache 2 web server on an Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) server with PHP 7 (mod_php) and MySQL support. Additionally, I will install PHPMyAdmin to make MySQL administration easier.

A LAMP setup is the perfect basis for CMS systems like Joomla, WordPress or Drupal.

We will install MariaDB instead of MySQL. MariaDB is a MySQL fork maintained by the original MySQL developer Monty Widenius. MariaDB is compatible with MySQL and provides interesting new features and speed improvements when compared to MySQL

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