Few months ago we have seen the installation of LAMP server under Ubuntu, you can check it here. Today, we will also see another method for installing the LAMP web server using Taksel under Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 13 or older.

Gettinsg Started

Open the terminal and install firstly Tasksel with this command:

sudo apt-get -y install tasksel

Start now Tasksel with this command:

sudo tasksel

Select now "LAMP server" from the given list using your spacebar and press Enter:

After you finish the installation of the LAMP server, check if it is working by opening one of these links (use IP server if needed):



You must see this page:

If nothing appears, try to restart Apache with this command:

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

You can also install LAMP server with this command:

sudo tasksel install lamp-server

To test if PHP is well installed, run these commands:

echo "<?php phpinfo(); ?>" | sudo tee /var/www/test.php

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Then open this link:


Finally, your PHP files and projects must be placed in this folder:


You can access it with root privileges using this command:

sudo nautilus /var/www/