This tutorial explains how to convert a standard Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or 14.04 TLS template from the official exoscale bare instance list to a full working LAMP server.
We are going to rely on the included Ubuntu way of doing this task using the Task Selector that is usually run at server installation time.
Install Task Selector
install the selector
sudo apt-get install tasksel
Now to install LAMP, type the taskel command in terminal
From the list select the task named
During the installation you will be asked to insert the mysql root password.
Check your configuration
To check the configuration is running, we are going to make a simple PHP page.
sudo vi /var/www/phpinfo.php
and insert the following content:
<?php phpinfo() ?>
Now restart the Apache server
sudo service apache2 restart
and check by pointing your browser at
NOTE: you need to have your security group opened inbound for port 80 for this to work.
you are now ready to host your LAMP project. For additional management ease, you might want to install a mysql tool like phpmyadmin
sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin
the service should be running at