How to install Apache together with PHP5 on Ubuntu

How to install Apache together with PHP5 on Ubuntu? This becomes very handy if you wish to do some PHP development on Ubuntu.

 

  1. Open a new terminal window (CLI)
  2. Execute the following commands:
    sudo apt-get install apache2
    sudo apt-get install php5
    sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5
    
  3. Now we need to restart Apache so that our changes can take effect. There are two commands for you to choose from
    sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

    or

    sudo service apache2 restart

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