If you’re setting up an installation of WordPress on a new server or desktop and you’re using Apache2 web server. You may come across a situation that your PermaLinks don’t function as expected.
This situation may well be caused by the fact that you have not configured your Apache2 web server correctly. There are 4 steps involved to overcome the issue of permalinks on wordpress not working.
In this post I will provide instructions to install WordPress on ubuntu server. This tutorial is aimed at those users who may want to install WordPress on a virtual server for development purposes.