1. Install Apache
To install Apache you must install the Metapackage apache2. This can be done by searching for and installing in the Software Centre, or by running the following command.
2. Install MySQL
To install MySQL you must install the Metapackage mysql-server. This can be done by searching for and installing in the Software Centre, or by running the following command.
3. Install PHP
PHP requires a few packages to work as you expect, so we recommend the following command.
4. Restart Server
Your server should restart Apache automatically after the installation of both MySQL and PHP. If it doesn’t, execute this command.
5. Check Apache
Open a web browser and navigate to http://localhost/. You should see a message saying It works!
6. Check PHP
You can check your PHP by executing any PHP file from within /var/www/. Alternatively you can execute the following command, which will make PHP run the code without the need for creating a file .