Install Laravel on Linux using Composer

To install Laravel on Linux using Composer, you can follow these steps. Make sure you have Composer installed on your system. If not, you can install it by following the instructions on the Composer website:

1. Open a Terminal:

Open your terminal or command prompt.

2. Navigate to your Web Server Directory:

Change to the directory where you want to install Laravel. For example, if you want to install it in your home directory, you can use the following command:

3. Run Composer Create-Project Command:

Use the Composer create-project command to install Laravel. This command will create a new Laravel project in the specified directory.

Replace project-name with the desired name for your Laravel project.

4. Navigate to the Project Directory:

Change into the newly created Laravel project directory:

Again, replace project-name with the actual name you gave your project.

5. Generate Application Key:

Laravel requires an application key for encryption. Run the following command to generate the key:

6. Configure Environment:

Copy the .env.example file to a new file named .env:

Edit the .env file with your database credentials and other settings if needed.

7. Run Migration and Seed Database:

Run the following commands to migrate the database tables and seed it with sample data (if needed):

8. Serve Your Application:
You can use Laravel's built-in server for development. Run the following command to start the development server:

Your Laravel application should now be accessible at http://localhost:8000.

That’s it! You have successfully installed Laravel on Linux using Composer. Adjust the steps according to your specific requirements and server environment.