How to Install LAMP on Linux Mint 19 Easy Guide

July 4th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

LAMP Linux Mint 19 Installation Guide

Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install on Linux Mint 19.x Tara LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Mate/Cinnamon/Xfce/KDE Desktops.

First of all the default LAMP Stack for Linux Mint 19 is composed by: Apache, MySQL and PHP 7.

And LAMP has become a de facto Web Development Standard. Today, the products that make up the LAMP stack are included by default in nearly all Linux distributions, and together they make a powerful web application platform.

How-to Install LAMP on Linux Mint 19 - Featured
  1. First Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install LAMP on Linux Mint 19 - 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 Linux Mint

    Enabling Apache2 Rewrite for Linux Mint
  4. And Install the PHP 7 Module for Apache

    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

    cd /var/www/html

    Create a PHP Info file:

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

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


    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor ;)
    Open on Browser the URL:


    How-to Install LAMP on Linux Mint 19 - PHP Info
    You should Successfully see the PHP Info notice :)

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

    Ubuntu Apache2 Virtual-Host Quick-Start

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