Tips for upgrading ubuntu 14.04

ubuntu 14.04 is a big upgrade. upgrading also affects LAMP. It comes with php 5.5 and apache 2.4

The most headache part is apache 2.4. It no longer work out of the box.

The biggest change is that in the vhost directive, you have to add

“Require all granted” in place of

Order allow,deny
Allow from all


The mod-rewite is also not turned on by default. remember to

a2enmod rewrite.


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