A “LAMP” stack is a group of open-source software that is typically installed together to enable a server to host dynamic websites and web apps. This term is actually an acronym which represents the Linux operating system, with the Apache web server. The site data is stored in a MySQL database, and dynamic content is processed by PHP.
In this guide, we will install a LAMP stack on an Ubuntu 18.04 server.
In order to complete this tutorial, you will need to have an Ubuntu 18.04 server with a non-root
sudo-enabled user account and a basic firewall.