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Resolving XAMPP Error 403 on Ubuntu While Setting VirtualHost

Okay, I give in. I need help before this thing drives me nuts. I run Apache 2.4.4 with XAMPP. I have an existing site that was working correctly on www.firstdoman.com before I configured virtualhost. ...
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How to easily start a webserver in any folder?

I'm looking for a relatively painless way to launch a web server with document root in any folder I specify (or better yet, where I'm launching). I often try out new things like JS frameworks or so ...
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Can XAMPP be used for a “real” server?

According to the Wikipedia article, XAMPP is merely a packaging of server software such as apache, PHP, SQL, etc, that can be run locally. The question becomes: is it practical to use the same ...
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XAMPP: Deamon is already running, but it's NOT apache

This one is giving me a headache... I have installed XAMPP for Linux 1.7.7 on Ubuntu 12.10. I haven't installed the latest version because of the new security "feature" which makes XAMPP so secure I ...
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Change XAMPP's htdocs web root folder to another one

I'm trying to change the XAMPP's web root default directory /opt/lampp/htocs to another one like /home/me/Dropbox/public_html without success. I've edited the file /opt/lampp/etc/httpd.conf # old ...
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How I can turn off unknown webserver (Apache probably)?

I want to start XAMPP Apache server but it terminal it says that another web server daemon is already running. So I want to find out how to turn off it or so. When I go to localhost I get following ...