Video: How to create a Docker Container for LAMPP step by step

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How to create a Docker Container for Linux Apache MySQL PHP and Python for beginners.

Note: Containers are not persistent. Use this for tests only. If you want to keep persistent information use Volumes.

Sources: https://gitlab.com/carles.mateo/blog.carlesmateo.com-source-code/-/tree/master/twitch/live_20220708_dockerfile_lamp

File: Dockerfile

FROM ubuntu:20.04

MAINTAINER Carles Mateo

ARG DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive

RUN apt update && \
    apt install -y vim python3-pip &&  \
    apt install -y net-tools mc vim htop less strace zip gzip lynx && \
    apt install -y apache2 mysql-server ntpdate libapache2-mod-php7.4 mysql-server php7.4-mysql php-dev libmcrypt-dev php-pear && \
    apt install -y git && apt autoremove && apt clean && \
    pip3 install pytest

RUN a2enmod rewrite

RUN echo "Europe/Ireland" | tee /etc/timezone

ENV APACHE_RUN_USER  www-data
ENV APACHE_RUN_GROUP www-data
ENV APACHE_LOG_DIR   /var/log/apache2
ENV APACHE_PID_FILE  /var/run/apache2/apache2.pid
ENV APACHE_RUN_DIR   /var/run/apache2
ENV APACHE_LOCK_DIR  /var/lock/apache2
ENV APACHE_LOG_DIR   /var/log/apache2

COPY phpinfo.php /var/www/html/

RUN service apache2 restart

EXPOSE 80

CMD ["/usr/sbin/apache2", "-D", "FOREGROUND"]

File: phpinfo.php

<html>
<?php

// Show all information, defaults to INFO_ALL
phpinfo();

// Show just the module information.
// phpinfo(8) yields identical results.
phpinfo(INFO_MODULES);
?>
</html>

File: build_docker.sh

#!/bin/bash

s_DOCKER_IMAGE_NAME="lampp"

echo "We will build the Docker Image and name it: ${s_DOCKER_IMAGE_NAME}"
echo "After, we will be able to run a Docker Container based on it."

printf "Removing old image %s\n" "${s_DOCKER_IMAGE_NAME}"
sudo docker rm "${s_DOCKER_IMAGE_NAME}"

printf "Creating Docker Image %s\n" "${s_DOCKER_IMAGE_NAME}"
# sudo docker build -t ${s_DOCKER_IMAGE_NAME} . --no-cache
sudo docker build -t ${s_DOCKER_IMAGE_NAME} .

i_EXIT_CODE=$?
if [ $i_EXIT_CODE -ne 0 ]; then
    printf "Error. Exit code %s\n" ${i_EXIT_CODE}
    exit
fi

echo "Ready to run ${s_DOCKER_IMAGE_NAME} Docker Container"
echo "To run in type: sudo docker run -p 80:80 --name ${s_DOCKER_IMAGE_NAME} ${s_DOCKER_IMAGE_NAME}"
echo "or just use run_in_docker.sh"

echo
echo "If you want to debug do:"
echo "docker exec -i -t ${s_DOCKER_IMAGE_NAME} /bin/bash"

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