Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Wed Jun 8 09:53:54 UTC 2011

On 8 June 2011 10:39, Paul Sutton <zleap at zleap.net> wrote:
> Are there any distributions that set up a lamp server out of the box
> something similar to this i guess

Uhm, Ubuntu?

> i am sure the old red hat distributions had a screen that allowed users to
> choose the type of system being installed so selecting webserver would
> install that,  what would be ideal is being able to choose lamp server and
> apart from a few questions it just gets on with it.

Ubuntu has that too. When you install the server (or use the
alternate/minimal ISO) there is a step that asks you what tasks you
want to install. "LAMP" is one of them.

Alternatively if you already have an Ubuntu server installed you can just run:-

sudo tasksel install lamp-server


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