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How To: WordPress on Ubuntu Server

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How To: Install WordPress on Ubuntu server

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1. Install minimal Ubuntu server:
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This assumes you have already created a basic Ubuntu server in which to install WordPress.

2. Ensure that the server is up to date. You can update the Ubuntu server by connecting through console and typing:

sudo apt-get update

to refresh the packages. You may need to run one or both of the following commands to begin the update/upgrade:

sudo apt-get upgrade

and/or

 apt-get dist-upgrade

3. install ssh: This will make it much easier to configure remotely using an application such as Putty or any other such utility.

 sudo apt-get install openssh-server

4. Install LAMP packages (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)

sudo apt-get install lamp-server^

Choose a password when prompted.
Test to see if the webserver is working by going to the ip address of the server in a browser. You should see “it works!” text

5. Now you are ready to Install WordPress: Continue reading How To: WordPress on Ubuntu Server