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Can't install PHP without errors...I believe this is preventing me from running scripts...Please help

root@scripts:~# sudo apt-get install php libapache2-mod-php php-mcrypt php-mysql Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done libapache2-mod-php is already the newest version (1:7.0+35ubuntu6). php is already the newest version (1:7.0+35ubuntu6). php-mysql is already the newest version (1:7.0+35ubuntu6). php-mcrypt is already the newest version (1:7.0+35ubuntu6). 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 8 not upgraded. 2 not fully installed or removed. After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y Setting up nginx-core (1.10.3-0ubuntu0.16.04.2) … Job for nginx.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See “systemctl status nginx.service” and “journalctl -xe” for details. invoke-rc.d: initscript nginx, action “start” failed. ● nginx.service - A high performance web server and a reverse proxy server Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/nginx.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled) Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Tue 2018-01-02 08:21:22 UTC; 25ms ago Process: 10001 ExecStart=/usr/sbin/nginx -g daemon on; master_process on; (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE) Process: 9996 ExecStartPre=/usr/sbin/nginx -t -q -g daemon on; master_process on; (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)

Jan 02 08:21:21 scripts nginx[10001]: nginx: [emerg] listen() to [::]:80, backlog 511 failed …use) Jan 02 08:21:21 scripts nginx[10001]: nginx: [emerg] listen() to 0.0.0.0:80, backlog 511 fail…use) Jan 02 08:21:21 scripts nginx[10001]: nginx: [emerg] listen() to [::]:80, backlog 511 failed …use) Jan 02 08:21:22 scripts nginx[10001]: nginx: [emerg] listen() to 0.0.0.0:80, backlog 511 fail…use) Jan 02 08:21:22 scripts nginx[10001]: nginx: [emerg] listen() to [::]:80, backlog 511 failed …use) Jan 02 08:21:22 scripts nginx[10001]: nginx: [emerg] still could not bind() Jan 02 08:21:22 scripts systemd[1]: nginx.service: Control process exited, code=exited status=1 Jan 02 08:21:22 scripts systemd[1]: Failed to start A high performance web server and a rever…ver. Jan 02 08:21:22 scripts systemd[1]: nginx.service: Unit entered failed state. Jan 02 08:21:22 scripts systemd[1]: nginx.service: Failed with result ‘exit-code’. Hint: Some lines were ellipsized, use -l to show in full. dpkg: error processing package nginx-core (–configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of nginx: nginx depends on nginx-core (>= 1.10.3-0ubuntu0.16.04.2) | nginx-full (>= 1.10.3-0ubuntu0.16.04.2) | nginx-light (>= 1.10.3-0ubuntu0.16.04.2) | nginx-extras (>= 1.10.3-0ubuntu0.16.04.2); however: Package nginx-core is not configured yet. Package nginx-full is not installed. Package nginx-light is not installed. Package nginx-extras is not installed. nginx depends on nginx-core (<< 1.10.3-0ubuntu0.16.04.2.1~) | nginx-full (<< 1.10.3-0ubuntu0.16.04.2.1~) | nginx-light (<< 1.10.3-0ubuntu0.16.04.2.1~) | nginx-extras (<< 1.10.3-0ubuntu0.16.04.2.1~); however: Package nginx-core is not configured yet. Package nginx-full is not installed. Package nginx-light is not installed. Package nginx-extras is not installed.

dpkg: error processing package nginx (–configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure. Errors were encountered while processing: nginx-core nginx E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)


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You appear to be trying to install both Apache and Nginx on the same server. libapache2-mod-php is only used for Apache while your output indicates you are running nginx. To use php with nginx you’ll want to set up php-fpm. This guide will walk you through the process.