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I'm trying to start XAMPP server via :

$ sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start

Get me :

Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.8.3-0...
XAMPP: Starting Apache...fail.
XAMPP:  Another web server is already running.
XAMPP: Starting MySQL...ok.
XAMPP: Starting ProFTPD...ok.

As you can see above, all packages run successfully except Apache.

Please tell me what to do ?


The netstat -a -no output was a long file and i saved it on a third-party site.

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Output of netstat -a -no? add it to Ubuntu Pasebin –  Mitch Aug 11 '13 at 19:05
First post edited. I've put the output beetxt.com/YgY –  Hamed Kamrava Aug 11 '13 at 19:12
Try sudo ps -u apache –  Mitch Aug 11 '13 at 19:18
The output is sharetext.org/V62I –  Hamed Kamrava Aug 11 '13 at 19:36
Try this: stop all the servers and then try starting them again. –  Mitch Aug 11 '13 at 19:37

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Try using this :

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 stop

then try starting your xampp

sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start
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