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How to install apache2 on Ubuntu

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The Apache2 web server is available in Ubuntu Linux. To install Apache2:

Login as root, then enter the following command in terminal prompt:

apt-get install apache2

This will install apache. You will see the result as:

Once the installation finished, open a browser and go to the URL “http://YourServerIP“. If you see the word “It Works!“, then your installation of apache is successful.


Location of apache config in debian (ubuntu is copy of debian):


To completely remove apache2 and its configuration from Ubuntu, you can run following command:

apt-get remove apache2*

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