Thursday, July 31, 2008

How To Install PHP5 and Apache HTTP Server

Apache HTTP server is responsible for most web servers around the world. It empowers most longest running web servers around the WWW. While PHP5 is web development tool you could use to run along with Apache web servers.

Here's a quick and easy way to install Apache and PHP5 on your Fedora boxes.

To install Apache and PHP5, simply launch yum to fetch all necessary rpm dependencies.

Apache Installation

# yum -y install httpd

PHP5 Installation

# yum -y php.i386

Start Apache Service

# service httpd start

Check Apache Service

Fireup your browser and browse your current IP address or your localhost


These files are located under /var/www/ by default installation and setup.

All is done.


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