LAMP Stack is known as Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. This is the popular web server environment for hosting PHP web applications on Fedora systems. This tutorial helps you to install Apache, MySQL, and PHP on Fedora system.
Login to your Fedora system and open a terminal. Now upgrade the current packages to the latest version by running the following command.
sudo dnf update
Apache is the most popular web server widely used by Linux systems. Run below command to install httpd server using DNF tool.
sudo dnf install httpd
Now enable httpd service and start it
sudo systemctl enable httpd.service sudo systemctl start httpd.service
Then verify httpd service is running properly:
sudo systemctl status httpd.service
MariaDB is an alternative of MySQL is the default database for Fedora system. You can install it from official yum repositories by running the following command.
sudo dnf install mariadb-server
Now enable MariaDB service and start it
sudo systemctl enable mariadb.service sudo systemctl start mariadb.service
After installation process, Run the secure installation script to secure MariaDB instance.
Follow the onscreen instructions. The default password is none. Change your root account password and Press Y for all other operations to apply improved security.
- Change the password for root? – Press y and change root password
- Remove anonymous users? Press y
- Disallow root login remotely? Press y
- Remove test database and access to it? (Press y
- Reload privilege tables now? Press y
Now check the MariaDB service status.
sudo systemctl status mariadb.service
PHP is the most popular programming language. It’s widely used for websites development. You can simply run below command to install the latest available PHP version using DNF.
sudo dnf install php php-common
You may also require some modules as per your requirements. Install required PHP modules on your system.
sudo dnf install php-mysqlnd php-xml php-json php-gd php-mbstring
Verify the current active PHP version on your system
php -v PHP 7.2.10 (cli) (built: Sep 11 2018 07:06:00) ( NTS ) Copyright (c) 1997-2018 The PHP Group Zend Engine v3.2.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2018 Zend Technologies
To test the installation, create a phpinfo() function file under default document root directory. The Apache default document root on Fedora is /var/www/html.
sudo vim /var/www/html/phpinfo.php
Add following content:
<?php phpinfo(); ?>
Now access phpinfo.php script via system IP address.