Setup Apache on Ubuntu Desktop

If you just need to use Apache on your Ubuntu Desktop as localhost, these notes apply. But see the other menu options for Ubuntu/Apache setup/care/feeding on a production server.

Ubuntu Documentation for Installing and Configuring Apache/2.2.16 on Ubuntu/10.04

You may be looking for this instead > Install a Linode LAMP Server from scratch

Install Apache on/from Ubuntu Desktop

using Synaptic Package Manager is simple. Using the pull-down menu:

  1. System
  2. Administration
  3. Synaptic Package Manager
  4. Search for “Apache2”
  5. Mark for Installation
  6. Install
Install using Apt-Get (Apache/Ubuntu)
sudo apt-get install apache2
Install using Aptitude (Apache/Ubuntu)
sudo aptitude install apache2

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