How to Install LAMP on Zorin OS 12 Linux Easy Guide

October 13, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

LAMP Zorin OS 12 Installation

Hello Zorin OS User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install LAMP Zorin OS 12 LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop/Server.

First of all, actually the Zorin OS 12 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.

Finally, 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 Zorin OS 12 - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop.
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install LAMP Zorin OS 12 -  Zorin 12 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 Zorin OS

    Enabling Apache2 Rewrite for Zorin OS
  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 Zorin OS 12 - PHP Info
    You should Successfully see the PHP Info notice similar to here above :)

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

    Ubuntu Apache2 Virtual-Host Quick-Start

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