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How to install multiple versions of apache, php and mysql on same server

jaycangel asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I am setting up a test environment (thinking of using ubuntu server), on it I would like to install multiple versions of apache, mysql and php.

I'd like to install each of the above into a folder structure like this

apache1_php4 (listening to port 81)
apache1_php5 (listening to port 82)
apache2_php4 (listening to port 83)
apache2_php5 (listening to port 84)
mysql4 (listening to 3307)
mysql5 (listening to 3308)

I would like all of the apache folders to be viewing the same htdocs folder. So that I can easily test a website and see how it runs under different versions.

Is this all possible? Is it easy to do? I would like each of the installs required files to be all under the folder. So if I want to add more versions (say a php6, or mysql6 in the future) it is easy to do so, and none will be clashing with something else.

Thanks for your help
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