About: Many projects you use your Raspberry Pi for may need your Raspberry Pi to be a web server. A popular package is LAMP which stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. LAMP is not a package in itself but 3 packages in one. LAMP is the Linux equivalent. You may hear it called a WAMP server or MAMP server if you are using Windows or Mac as your operating system. Since the Raspberry Pi runs on Linux we will be installing a LAMP server.
The 3 packages we will be installing are:
- Apache – Apache is a popular HTTP Web Server.
- MySQL – Used as our SQL database system
- PHP – Server Side scripting language that is applied to our websites
Objective: To turn the Raspberry Pi into a LAMP Web Server (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
Material: You will need the following:
- Raspberry Pi (Click the link to check out the price on Amazon. Usually around $37 with free shipping)
Instructions: Installing LAMP is easy. Simply type the following commands Continue Reading