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Is there a Linux distro with apache and mysql pre installed?

I just want a light and fast installation of apache + mysql + ftp server + phpmyadmin

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Can't think of any where they aren't available; all can be configured for "automated install" with customized package lists. –  vonbrand Apr 5 '13 at 12:24
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I am not sure if such a distro exists, maybe having a look at XAMPP would be worthwile for you. -> http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html

"XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl. XAMPP is really very easy to install and to use - just download, extract and start." It is available for Windows, Linux, MacOS X and Solaris. Using this you would just have to install an FTP server and PHPMyAdmin manually afterwards.

BTW if you google for example 'Linux AND LAMP', which stands for Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP, you will find installation instructions for almost every linux distribution. You could just take the one that seems the easiest, make a quick basic install of the distribution and follow up with a simple tutorial as well.

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Yes.

(For the purposes of snark, I was going to leave it at 'Yes.' Unfortunately, there's a minimum limit of 30 characters. Ah well...)

edit: It's worth noting that I haven't actually tried any of the turnkey linux appliances; I've just read good things. Consider yourself a guinea pig.

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