Is there a way to run the package with lighttpd instead of apache2?

Asked by Rumpeltux

Is there some way I can install the wordpress package without installing all the apache2-dependencies since my server uses lighttpd instead?
Any help is much appreciated :-)

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Eliah Kagan (degeneracypressure) said :

If you have lighttpd installed (or you are installing it at the same time as wordpress), you shouldn't have a problem installing wordpress without installing apache2. The wordpress package depends on (apache2 OR httpd), you don't need both. httpd is a virtual package provided by any of 23 different options for web servers, of which lighttpd is one. Please note that you also need a php5 implementation, for whatever web server you choose to use. See (if you're running Ubuntu 10.10), or (if you're running Ubuntu 10.04).

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Rumpeltux (rumpeltux) said :

Alright thank you. This didn't work for me, because I only had php5-cgi installed without php5. In this case (for whatever reason), apt will insist on also installing apache2.

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Eliah Kagan (degeneracypressure) said :

You've marked this as Solved. Is that to say that you did ultimately get wordpress to install and work properly, without apache2 installed (by installing the necessary php5 packages)? If not, do you still want help accomplishing that?