Web, Dev, Linux, Apache, Nginx, MySQL, webhost, webserver, sysadmin
Create a database named
database_name and enter your root database password
mysql -u root -p -e "CREATE DATABASE database_name CHARACTER SET utf8mb4 COLLATE utf8mb4_unicode_ci";
Create a Drupal site directory. For this setup, websites are at
chown -R www-data:www-data /path/to/folder/
Note that this is a personal workflow of mine and not a tutorial. Commands may vary according to your setup.