XAMPP is a cross-platform distribution containing Apache, MySQL, PHP and Perl. It is NOT packaged in Ubuntu! Installing LAMP, which consists of the same components, is recommended instead and as easy as installing XAMPP.

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Cannot start XAMPP on Ubuntu 11.10

When I try to start XAMPP with sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start command it gives me a message like this. Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.7.7... XAMPP: Another web server daemon with SSL is already running. ...
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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 to install XAMPP 1.8.2.0 installer.run doesn't start

How can I install the new XAMPP? I tried out various tutorials, but it still does not work. If I type in ./xampp-linux-1.8.2-0-installer.run nothing happens (it shows me ...
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how to install xampp on other drive then /opt/

How can i install xampp in other linux drive? Not the default /opt/ which is i guess ubuntu's OS drive folder. like i do in windows, i have c drive for windows and d drive for xampp. so in case i ...
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Error when installing xampp

I copied the xampp zip onto the desktop and executed this in a terminal: sudo tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.5.3a.tar.gz -C /opt When i tried to install xampp, I am getting this error tar (child): ...
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Sudo permissions error

I am getting the following error: sudo: unable to resolve host XXX sudo: /etc/sudoers is mode 0666, should be 0440 Segmentation fault To start xampp, I typed sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start Please ...
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How to save php file in /opt/lampp/htdocs without going to terminal and type sudo gedit? [duplicate]

I am very new to Ubuntu and I still don't understand alot of basic concepts so pls bear with me. I successfully installed XAMPP 1.7.4 in my ubuntu 11.04. The XAMPP is installed in /opt/lampp. I know ...
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Using Ubuntu One to synchronise htdocs?

I'm new to Linux. I've got XAMPP installed on Ubuntu 10.10 in /opt/lampp/. I'd like to synchronise the files in /opt/lampp/htdocs/ with Ubuntu One (and I've bought 20gb in preparation), but there's ...
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Cant install xampp (Syntax error : Unterminated quoted string)

Sorry for my english i did those steps 1) Dowmload de file : xampp-linux-x64-1.8.3-2-installer.run 2) Open terminal... JonasJhy@Ububtu:~/Downloads$ 3) Write this ...
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.php files are downloaded instead of being parsed by Apache

I have Xampp on Ubuntu 11.04. .php files are downloaded instead of parsed by Apache! How do I get Apache to parse them?
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Ubuntu won't shutdown (stuck on “Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules”)

When try to shutdown the computer it stays on a "Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules" message. It looks like it has to do something with VirtualBox, but happens even if I didn't use VirtualBox at all. ...
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I can not access phpmyadmin after installing Lampp(XAMPP for Linux 1.8.1) on Ubuntu 12.04

Im seeing this error while trying to open phpmyadmin (http://127.0.0.1/phpmyadmin) : `New XAMPP security concept: Access to the requested object is only available from the local network. This ...
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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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Not finding Xampp in ubuntu software center?

Hi all I'm trying to install xampp but I am unable to do it. I searched many things but wont work for me. I dont know what is happening in my system because even the ubuntu center is unable to find ...
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How do I start/stop mysql in XAMPP?

I installed XAMPP. Now the problems are I can not start mysql root@ubuntu:/# sudo /opt/lampp/lampp startmysql XAMPP: Starting MySQL... XAMPP: Couldn't start MySQL! I can not put my projects so i can ...