Bitnami LAPP Stack is a freely distributed, easy-to-install and ready-to-run appliance that provides GNU/Linux users with a complete Apache, PHP and PostgreSQL web development environment. This unique Bitnami product is compatible with any Linux kernel-based operating system, running on 32-bit and 64-bit computers.

What’s included?

Bitnami LAPP Stack bundles a wide range of web technologies, including SQLite, phpPgAdmin, Varnish, ModSecurity, ImageMagick, XDebug, OAuth, Xcache, Memcache, APC, FastCGI, GD, cURL, OpenSSL, openLDAP, PECL and PEAR. In addition, it includes the CodeIgniter, Zend Framework, CakePHP, Symfony, Laravel and Smarty frameworks.

Installing Bitnami LAPP Stack

Bitnami LAPP Stack is distributed as native installers built using BitRock’s cross-platform installer tool. To install it on your desktop computer or laptop, simply download the package that corresponds to your computer’s hardware architecture, make it executable, run it and follow the on-screen instructions.

Also available for Windows and Mac

Bitnami’s LAPP, WAPP and MAPP Stacks are an easy-to-install software platforms that greatly simplifies the deployment of powerful and popular open source web technologies on GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. Both 32-bit and 64-bit (recommended) hardware platforms are supported at this time.

Virtualize LAPP or run it on the cloud

Besides deploying the web development environment offered by the LAPP Stack product on personal computers, it is possible to visualize it using Bitnami’s virtual machine image for VMware ESX, ESXi and VirtualBox virtualization software, based on the latest stable release of Ubuntu Linux, as well as to run it on the cloud using the pre-built cloud images for Amazon EC2 and Windows Azure could hosting services.

LAPP Stack modules

Bitnami provides users with a couple of modules, for the SiteCake and DokuWiki web-based applications, that can be deployed on top of an existing LAPP Stack. They are available for download from the project’s homepage or via Softpedia, free of charge.

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