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Old 06-30-2008, 12:07 PM   #1
silvapearl
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"apt-get install apache" is not working


I am new to Linux and i have been trying to setup a LAMP server,however anytime i try these commands:

apt-get install apache
apt-get install mysql
apt-get install php

i get a message that says -bash: apt-get: command not found
pls wat do i do??
 
Old 06-30-2008, 12:09 PM   #2
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Which linux did you install?
apt-get is for debian-based systems, like ubuntu, mepis,...

Maybe you have the command rpm ?
 
Old 06-30-2008, 12:29 PM   #3
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im running red-hat,so if this command wont work,how do i install the apache,php,etc packages? Thanx for ur quick reply
 
Old 06-30-2008, 12:41 PM   #4
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Which red-hat ? It's like saying I run window$ ..

You'll probably have to use rpm. Read a bit this:

http://www.tfug.org/helpdesk/linux/rpm.html

I'm not redhat frequent user so I can't help further..

If you have a recent redhat, you should use yum.
 
Old 06-30-2008, 01:00 PM   #5
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nx5000,thanx alot for all ur responses.I have Ubuntu installed on another laptop and when type the apt-get install command i get this message:

reading package list, building dependency tree,etc...couldnt find any package matching apache,no packages will be installed,upgraded,etc..wat does dat mean? n wat do i do from ere? thanx for ur anticipated response
 
Old 06-30-2008, 01:12 PM   #6
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You could start by using Synaptic,it's in System-Administration.Just search for "apache" and whatever you want.
Under "Settings" in Synaptic click on Repositories and add which ever you want.
When you want to install something with apt-get,be sure that the name of the package that you want to install is correct.You should regularly update your database of packages with apt-get update command or in Synaptic with Reload button.

Last edited by alan_ri; 06-30-2008 at 01:15 PM. Reason: grammar
 
Old 06-30-2008, 01:23 PM   #7
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do a man on apt-get too see all its uses... you can use apt-cache search to search for the package name you want.

What you are looking for is probably apt-get install httpd * it could be called that instead.
 
Old 06-30-2008, 02:24 PM   #8
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Quote:
silvapearl

I have Ubuntu installed on another laptop and when type the apt-get install command i get this message:

reading package list, building dependency tree,etc...couldnt find any package matching apache,no packages will be installed,upgraded,etc..wat does dat mean? n wat do i do from ere? thanx for ur anticipated response
If you didn't know with the Ubuntu's you need to prefix the command with sudo so the command would be sudo apt-get install whatever
 
Old 06-30-2008, 02:54 PM   #9
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apache... Move on into 2008 and try apache2

Code:
it-etch:~# aptitude search apache
i   apache2               - Next generation, scalable, extendable web server                   
p   apache2-dbg           - Apache debugging symbols                                           
v   apache2-dev           -                                                                    
p   apache2-doc           - documentation for apache2                                          
v   apache2-mpm           -                                                                    
p   apache2-mpm-event     - Event driven model for Apache HTTPD                                
p   apache2-mpm-itk       - multiuser MPM for Apache 2.2                                       
p   apache2-mpm-perchild  - Transitional package - please remove                               
p   apache2-mpm-prefork   - Traditional model for Apache HTTPD                                 
i A apache2-mpm-worker    - High speed threaded model for Apache HTTPD                         
p   apache2-prefork-dev   - development headers for apache2                                    
p   apache2-src           - Apache source code                                                 
p   apache2-threaded-dev  - development headers for apache2                                    
i A apache2-utils         - utility programs for webservers                                    
i   apache2.2-common      - Next generation, scalable, extendable web server                   
p   apachetop             - Realtime Apache monitoring tool    
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etc..
Better try that search for mysql and php as well.. you'll find their names are a bit more specific too..

Last edited by farslayer; 06-30-2008 at 02:56 PM.
 
Old 06-30-2008, 04:35 PM   #10
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On Redhat systems it would be httpd (for apache). On most systems it would be:

Quote:
yum install httpd
as root of course.
 
  


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