Deploying Magento on Ubuntu

Magento on Ubuntu combines a robust e-commerce platform with the stability of an open-source operating system. Offering seamless hosting for online stores, Magento on Ubuntu supports WordPress, and WooCommerce, and boasts the flexibility of Elementor. Empowering users to efficiently create, manage, and scale e-commerce websites, this combination delivers a stable foundation for those seeking a customizable, high-performance, and user-friendly online retail solution.

How to Install Magento on Ubuntu

Installing Magento on Ubuntu involves several steps, including setting up a web server, configuring a database, and deploying the Magento application. Below is a general guide for installing Magento on Ubuntu:


1. Ubuntu Server:Ensure that you have a clean installation of Ubuntu Server. Magento 2.x versions generally require Ubuntu 18.04 or later.
2. LAMP Stack:Install a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install apache2 mysql-server php libapache2-mod-php php-mysql php-cli php-common php-json php-zip php-gd php-mbstring php-curl php-xml php-pear php-bcmath
3.Composer:Install Composer for dependency management:
sudo apt install composer

Magento Installation:

Step 1: Download Magento: Navigate to your desired installation directory and download Magento using Composer:
composer create-project --repository-url= magento/project-community-edition .
Step 2: Configure Database: Create a MySQL database and user for Magento:
sudo mysql -u root -p
CREATE USER 'magento'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'your_password';
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON magento.* TO 'magento'@'localhost';
Step 3: Magento Setup: Complete the setup process by running the Magento CLI installer:
bin/magento setup:install --base-url=http://your_domain/ \
--db-host=localhost --db-name=magento --db-user=magento --db-password=your_password \
--admin-firstname=Admin --admin-lastname=User \
--admin-user=admin --admin-password=admin123 --language=en_US \
--currency=USD --timezone=America/New_York --use-rewrites=1
Step 4: Configure Apache:

Enable Apache rewrite module:
sudo a2enmod rewrite
Create a virtual host configuration for Magento:
sudo nano /etc/apache2/sites-available/magento.conf
<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerAdmin webmaster@your_domain
DocumentRoot /var/www/html/
ServerName your_domain
<Directory /var/www/html/>
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
AllowOverride All
Require all granted
ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log
CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined
Enable the virtual host and restart Apache:
sudo a2ensite magento.conf
sudo systemctl restart apache2
Step 5:Magento Cron Jobs:

Set up Magento cron jobs to handle various tasks:
crontab -e
Add the following lines:
* * * * * /usr/bin/php /var/www/html/bin/magento cron:run | grep -v 'Ran jobs by schedule' >>
* * * * * /usr/bin/php /var/www/html/update/cron.php >> /var/www/html/var/log/update.cron.log
* * * * * /usr/bin/php /var/www/html/bin/magento setup:cron:run >> /var/www/html/var/log/setup.cron.log
Step 6: Set File Permissions: Adjust file permissions for security:
sudo find . -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \;
sudo find . -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \;
sudo chmod u+x bin/magento
Step 7: Magento Admin URL:
Access the Magento Admin Panel using the URL you specified during installation.


Congratulations on completing the Magento installation on Ubuntu successfully! As you move forward, consider tailoring the installation commands and configurations to align with your unique requirements and server setup. Should you have any questions or need further assistance, feel free to reach out. Wishing you a seamless and prosperous experience with your Magento sites!