What do i need to run PHP?
Installing PHP on *nix
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install apache2 # Find Your IP Address eth0 ifconfig # restart apache service sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
Apache config file httpd.conf
$ ps -ef | grep apache apache 12846 14590 0 Oct20 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/apache2 $ /usr/sbin/apache2 -V | grep SERVER_CONFIG_FILE -D SERVER_CONFIG_FILE="/etc/apache2/apache2.conf"
Test your browser
Lets Try how PHP Script works without installing php
<?php echo "Hello World"; ?>
sudo apt-get install mysql-server php5-mysql # initializes the MySQL data directory and creates the system tables # that it contains sudo mysql_install_db # Last step sudo /usr/bin/mysql_secure_installation By default, a MySQL installation has an anonymous user, allowing anyone to log into MySQL without having to have a user account created for them. This is intended only for testing, and to make the installation go a bit smoother. You should remove them before moving into a production environment. Remove anonymous users? [Y/n] y ... Success! Normally, root should only be allowed to connect from 'localhost'. This ensures that someone cannot guess at the root password from the network. Disallow root login remotely? [Y/n] y ... Success! By default, MySQL comes with a database named 'test' that anyone can access. This is also intended only for testing, and should be removed before moving into a production environment. Remove test database and access to it? [Y/n] y - Dropping test database... ... Success! - Removing privileges on test database... ... Success! Reloading the privilege tables will ensure that all changes made so far will take effect immediately. Reload privilege tables now? [Y/n] y ... Success! Cleaning up...
sudo apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5 php5-mcrypt
Use LAMP in Linux and install it with tasksel easy to go
sudo apt-get install tasksel sudo tasksel install lamp-server
Using PHP Source (from the php src)
sudo -i wget http://in1.php.net/get/php-5.6.13.tar.bz2/from/this/mirror tar -xvf php-5.6.13.tar.bz2 cd php-5.6.13 ./configure make make install