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I have a challenging with my xampp install on ubuntu 12.04 64-bits. After successfully install my xampp server, I do get access to lampp server which further indicate that the mysql database is running. But when I chick the xampp status its indicated the mysql database is deactivated. This is the problem with me for the pass 72 hours am still struggling how to make it activated? Can any one help me with this and also my phpmyadmin show this error:The server is not responding (or the local server's socket is not correctly configured).

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How did you install server? Did you customize anything after setup? Provide more information about your installation process. –  NewBiL Feb 15 at 6:01
    
Waw thanks for your input, now phpmyadmin is responding fine. It seems I have another constrain; I normally lunch my apache2 through this command:"/opt/lampp/lampp start" just of recent, I can't see the directive any more. the directive "/lampp" is no where to be seen? Also I search all roots but I can't see folder lampp on my ubuntu 12.04 laptop. If i try to reinstall the xampp it pups me the features are running fine but I can't able to lunch any of it. Any ideas appreciate. –  sedat Mar 9 at 22:18

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Try to start mysql server through command line.

sudo service mysql start

or

sudo /etc/init.d/mysql start
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