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Installing an AMP stack on Unix

PrestaShop is an Open-Source web application running on an *AMP stack (Apache - MySQL - PHP).

In order for PrestaShop to run locally on your computer, you need to install an *AMP stack.

Basically, you need to install:

  • Apache (or Nginx)
  • MySQL
  • PHP

Please read this page or this one for guides to get started on installing Apache + MySQL + PHP on Ubuntu.

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