How To Install LEMP Stack on Fedora 38
How To Install LEMP Stack on Fedora 38: A Step-by-Step Guide
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install the LEMP stack on Fedora 38. LEMP stands for Linux, Nginx, MySQL, and PHP. This means that we are going to install and configure these software packages on our server to set up a fully functional web server. We will start by installing Nginx, a lightweight and high-performance web server widely known for its stability and speed. Then, we will install MySQL, a popular database management system that will allow you to store, manage, and manipulate your data. Finally, we will install PHP, the scripting language that allows you to create dynamic web pages.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the LEMP on a Fedora 38.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 38.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
- An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for Nginx, MariaDB, and PHP.
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install LEMP Stack on Fedora 38
Step 1. Before we can install the LAMP stack on Fedora 38, it’s important to ensure that our system is up-to-date with the latest packages. This will ensure that we have access to the latest features and bug fixes and that we can install LAMP without any issues:
sudo dnf upgrade --refresh
Step 2. Installing Nginx on Fedora 38.
Nginx is one of the most popular web servers in use today, and it is known for its speed and scalability. In this section, we’ll guide you through the process of installing Nginx on Fedora 38:
sudo dnf install nginx
This command will download and install the latest version of Nginx, along with any necessary dependencies. After the installation is complete, we can start the Nginx service using the following command:
sudo systemctl start nginx sudo systemctl enable nginx
For additional resources on installing Nginx, read the post below:
Step 3. Installing MySQL Database Server.
Now that we have installed the Nginx web server on our system, we need to install a database management system that can store, manage and retrieve our website data efficiently:
sudo dnf install mysql-server
Once the package installation is complete, the MySQL service will start automatically. We can verify the status of the service by executing the following command:
sudo systemctl start mysqld sudo systemctl enable mysqld sudo systemctl status mysqld
By default, MySQL installation is not secured. We need to run the
mysql_secure_installation script to secure the installation by setting a root password, removing anonymous users, disallowing root login remotely, and removing the test database:
To connect to the MySQL server from the terminal, we need to enter the following command:
mysql -u root -p
For additional resources on installing MySQL, read the post below:
Step 4. Installing PHP.
Now that we have installed Nginx and MySQL, it’s time to install PHP. PHP is a widely used server-side scripting language that is known for its ability to interact with HTML and MySQL:
sudo dnf install php php-cli php-fpm php-mysqlnd
Once the installation is complete, we need to make some changes to the php.ini file. To do this, open the php.ini file using the following command:
sudo nano /etc/php.ini
In this file, find the line that reads “
cgi.fix_pathinfo” and change its value to
0. This will disable the “
PATH_INFO” vulnerability, which can be exploited by attackers.
Next, we need to configure PHP-FPM. Open the
www.conf file using the following command:
sudo nano /etc/php-fpm.d/www.conf
In this file, find the line that reads “
listen = 127.0.0.1:9000” and uncomment it by removing the semicolon at the beginning of the line. This will allow PHP-FPM to listen to requests.
Finally, restart the PHP-FPM service to apply the changes:
sudo systemctl restart php-fpm
For additional resources on installing PHP, read the post below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed LEMP. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the LEMP Stack on your Fedora 38 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official LAMP Stack website.