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Internet of Things Programming with JavaScript by Ruben Oliva Ramos

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Configuring a web server

There are several web servers available that we can install on your Raspberry Pi. We're going to install the lighttpd web server. Also, we need to install PHP support, which will help us run a website into our Raspberry Pi and have dynamic web pages.

To install and configure, log in to the Raspberry Pi via the terminal console of PuTTY:

  1. Update the package installer:
            sudo apt-get update
    
  2. Install the lighttpd web server:
            sudo apt-get install lighttpd
    

Once installed, it will automatically start up as a background service; it will do so each time the Raspberry Pi starts up:

  1. To set up our PHP 5 interface for programming with PHP 5, we need to install the PHP5 module support with the following command; this is necessary to have ...

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