How To Start, Stop, and Restart Apache and MySQL on Ubuntu

In this tutorial we will cover how to start, stop and restart your Apache web server and MySQL db on Ubuntu. Since most Linux servers do not have a graphical user interface installed we will do the steps in a terminal.

In this tutorial I am working with Ubuntu 11.04 Server. If you are running Apache on your Ubuntu desktop these steps will work for you as well.





To Start Apache:

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 start



Ubuntu  - Start Apache /etc/init.d/apache2 start




To Stop Apache:

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 stop



Ubuntu Stop Apache Web Server sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 stop



To Restart Apache:

sudo /etc/init.d/apache restart



Ubuntu - Restart Apache Web Server - sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 retsrat










To Start MySQL:

sudo start mysql



Ubuntu - Start MySQL Server - sudo start mysql





sudo service mysql start



Ubuntu Start MySQL Service - sudo service mysql start




(Note: Older Method)

sudo /etc/init.d/mysql start



Ubuntu Start MySQL Server - Version 3 (older method) - sudo /etc/init.d/mysql start





To Stop MySQL:

sudo stop mysql



Ubuntu Stop MySQL (Newer Method) sudo stop mysql




sudo service mysql stop


Ubuntu Stop MySQL (Other Newer Method) sudo service mysql stop



(Note: Older Method)

sudo /etc/inid.d/mysql stop 



Stop MySQL service version 3 (old method) sudo /etc/init.d/mysql stop





To Restart MySQL:

sudo restart mysql



ubuntu restart mysql - sudo restart mysql




sudo service mysql restart



Ubuntu restart mysql command - sudo service mysql restart




sudo /etc/init.d/mysql restart



Ubuntu Restart MySQL init.d method




Hope you found this helppful!