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It's possible install a LAMP configuration in my existing Ubuntu and Ruby Droplet?

It’s possible install a LAMP configuration in my existing Ubuntu and Ruby Droplet? This is just for testing purpose.

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It is definitely possible to install a Ruby on Rails app alongside the LAMP-stack. Though there are a few things to keep in mind. In particular, only one process can bind to port 80 at a time. So how you set them up depends on how you are already are running the Rails app.

There are a few ways to approach it. If you are running the Rails app behind Apache using something like Passenger, then just adding a new virtual host should work fine. These tutorials should point you in the right direction:

If you run it behind Nginx, using the LEMP stack rather than LAMP might make more sense:

But you could also proxy from Nginx to Apache: