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Today I installed xampp from their website and just downloaded and extracted on my linux os (using tar xvfz) command and I started it using /lampp start. everything started perfectly and I wanted it to be secure so I ran the command /opt/lampp/lampp security and gave some passwords. I ran localhost on my browser and then clicked on phpmyadmin but it asked a username and a password I couldnt log in so I removed the whole xampp with rm-rf/opt lampp command and again installed as above but now when i start i get a messgae like dis: another daemon is already running for all php mysql ftp and all other services how to correct this if u can let me know how to remove everything nd reinstall it again. or how to fix problem I have uninstalled and reinstalled about 4 times.

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Try removing the XAMPP directory again and rebooting. You can reinstall if you want, but I personally think that installing a LAMP stack as the Community Documentation describes would be a much better idea. You'll also want to apt-get install phpmyadmin.

Edit: Or you could just sudo apt-get install php5 mysql-server apache2 phpmyadmin. I think that would actually be my preferred method personally.

Edit2: Your phpMyAdmin will be accessible at http://localhost/phpmyadmin, and your files will go in /var/www.

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