How to Install LAMP on Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty Linux Easy Guide

April 25, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

LAMP Quick-Start for Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty

Hello Xubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install LAMP Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

First of all the Xubuntu 17.04 default LAMP Stack is composed of: Apache, MySQL and PHP 7.

So thanks to the new Zend Engine 3.0, your PHP 7 apps see up to 2x Faster performance and 50% better Memory consumption than PHP 5.x.

In conclusion LAMP is de facto Web Development Standard. Today, the products that make up the LAMP stack are included by default in nearly all Linux distributions.

How-to Install LAMP Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install LAMP Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty - Open Terminal
  2. Then to Install the LAMP Web Server

    sudo apt install apache2 php mysql-server php-mysql

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  3. How-to Enable Apache2 mod_rewrite Module on Xubuntu

    Enabling Apache2 Rewrite for Xubuntu
  4. And for Installing the PHP 7 Apache Module

    sudo apt install libapache2-mod-php

    Please note that this package ONLY works with Apache’s prefork MPM, as it is not compiled thread-safe.

  5. Finally to Test LAMP WebServer Installation
    Access the Server document’s location:

    cd /var/www/html

    Create a PHP Info file:

    sudo nano info.php

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    And Append:


    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor ;)
    Set the www-data as User and Group:

    sudo chown www-data:www-data info.php

    Then Open on Browser the URL:


    How-to Install LAMP Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty - PHP Info
    You should Successfully see the PHP Info notice similar to here above :)

  6. How-to Create an Apache 2 Virtual Host on Xubuntu:

    Ubuntu Apache2 Virtual-Host Quick-Start

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