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Ubuntu Server Essentials by Abdelmonam Kouka

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Turning on a web server

There are a lot of open source web servers that we can deploy on the Ubuntu Server, such as Apache Tomcat, NGINX, and Jetty. Each web server should be installed and configured to deal with a specific programming language. We should also install its libraries, along with the installation and configuration of the database that is necessary for the web server. Instead of doing all of this, especially when you need a web server to deploy an application developed in PHP, Perl, or Python, the best choice is to install a LAMP server.

LAMP is the abbreviation for Linux Apache MySQL PHP (or sometimes Perl or Python). It is the de facto standard for a web server deployment based on a combination of the Apache web server program ...

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