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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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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Not executing programs (*.sh ) with double click in 13.04 [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu to host many servers, some minecraft, some cloud services, and many websites. Unfortunately, after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04, It will not launch the craftbukkit.sh even though it is set ...
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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 ...
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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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error installing xampp 1.8.1 in ubuntu 12.10

sudo apt-get install xampp after above step the following error is shown Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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How to save php file in /opt/lampp/htdocs without going to terminal and type sudo gedit?

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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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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Is there any way I can run xampp on 11.10 x64?

Running xampp says it requires a 32 bit system. Is there a workaround, or a different software I can use?? I am indeed aware of the lamp-server installation available in Ubuntu, and am currently ...
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I can't start Xampp on ubuntu 13.04

I have installed Xampp 1.8.3.1 .run file. and when I type /opt/lampp/lampp start then it gives me a message like this XAMPP: Starting Apache...fail. XAMPP: Another web server is already ...
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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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How to solve Fatal error: Call to undefined function readline()? readline library not found?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. And XAMPP for linux 1.7.7. When I code in php with and call the readline function I get this error message? "Fatal error: Call to undefined function readline()" I ...
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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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Having permission problems with XAMPP

I installed xampp with no problems, and then ran the command to set security. Apparently setting security locks you out of the directories even at the file system level, not just via FTP - when I look ...
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browser tends to download php files nstead of displaying them, while using XAMPP for linux

I am using XAMPP for linux, but when i try to open a php file saved in a folder saved in home directory, the browser downloads the php file instead of displaying it, what could be the problem? ...
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How to know what version of PHP is used on my xampp?

I am using xampp on my Ubuntu OS. And I need to know what version of PHP my xampp is using. How do I do that?
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install xdebug error

I followed these steps to install xdebug on ubuntu Download Latest XDebug Source file Unpack package, run: tar -xvzf xdebug-2.2.3 Run: cd xdebug-2.2.3 Run: phpize Run: sudo apt-get install ...
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Installing Xampp on ubuntu 13.04 64-bits [duplicate]

Can any one can help me installing Xampp server from http://www.apachefriends.org/ in to my ubuntu 13.04 64-bit desktop version plzz
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How do I create a launcher for the Xampp control panel?

I've just installed ubuntu 12.04 on my DEll v1450 laptop. I downloaded and installed XAMPP 1.7.7 After that I created xampp control panel by using this command: gedit ...
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Why isn't there a viable alternative to XAMPP in Linux, I have tried everyone that I've come across and none yet have completely installed

As per the title why isn't there a alternative to XAMPP which completely installs in Linux
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XAMPP opt/lmapp/lampp start script is doing nothing

I installed Xampp for Ubuntu 12.04. I was able to reach the Xampp splash page/index page. Then, when I clicked on myphpadmin, it wasn't working and I would get an error page. So instead I tried ...
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Localhost still exist after deleting xampp

After installing xampp, somehow localhost bugged on me. I put my files, changed permissions, in the end deleted the xampp, but I always get this message: It works! This is the default web ...
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CDbException: CDbConnection failed to open the DB connection

Hi I am new to ubuntu and php mysql, i have intalled xampp and learning Yii, but while testing a script i got this problem, not able to figure out the solution, i have been through many forums ...
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Is it possible to access the XAMPP on vmware workstation?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 and installed XAMPP on it. Also I have Windows 7 installed via VMware Workstation 7.1.3. I do my delelopment work on Ubuntu. I want to use IE-Tester for testing on all versions ...
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Run PHP from the command line

I have installed XAMPP v1.8.3 for my PHP development. I am new to Ubuntu, so I don't know how to set environment variable for PHP which is located at /opt/lampp/bin/php. I can run PHP scripts from ...
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How to start XAMPP in my browser after installing it successfully

I followed this link to install XAMPP on my machine: XAMMP for Linux. I can't open XAMPP in my browser, but I'm getting the 404 errror i.e Not Found The requested URL /xampp/index.php was not found ...
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Symfony2 cache permissions issue ubuntu 12.10

i have install lampp 1.8.1 in /opt/lampp.Everything is working fine. i added my current user as owner to the htdocs folder so that i can write to htdocs folder. then i created my symfony2 project. ...
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Installing XAMPP for all user

Is there anyway to install XAMPP for all the user on Ubuntu 11.04 ? It would be great and I hope there are some ways. Because it's disgusting to log off every time to run XAMPP. I'm new to Linux.
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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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Ubuntu security with services running from /opt

It took me a while to understand what's going on here (I think), but can someone explain to me if there are security risks with regards to my logic of what's going on here as I am trying to set up a ...
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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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localhost links have stopped working in XAMPP?

I have an XAMPP installation on Ubuntu 14.04 and its been working great ever since I installed it under 13.10, up until today. I was going to check something in my MySQL database via phpMyAdmin ...
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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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Should someone install Apache, MySQL etc. or use ready-made packets like XAMPP for PHP development?

Do you use a webserver development package (like XAMPP) or do you install apache, mysql, php per package for PHP / Perl / Python / etc. development? What is your practical experience? I have ...
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/opt not found at Home in Ubuntu 13.04

I tried to install XAMPP to opt directory using this command: sudo tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.8.0.tar.gz -C /opt But, there is no folder there named /opt when I searched for this folder, there was a ...
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Start or Stop a server with a single script launcher

I made 2 .sh scripts to start and stop Xampp server. I'd like to merge them in a single launcher to obtain something like a ON/OFF button, so that if Xampp has already been started it would stop, but ...
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Lamp Uninstall and Xampp

I installed lamp with this tutorial a while back: http://www.unixmen.com/install-lamp-with-1-command-in-ubuntu-1010-maverick-meerkat/ I have since decided it would be better to use the more ...
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How to execute applications with super-user privileges in Gnome-Do

I want to execute XAMPP CONTROL PANEL via Gnome-Do. But after I typed the sudopassword for authentication nothing happened. The Laucher is located in /opt/lampp/share/xampp-control-panel and executes ...
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Problem installing xampp

I want to install xampp on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am new to Ubuntu and most of the times its easy but now i don't understand a thing. First i tried this tutuorial But on step 2 i got this in the ...
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Xamppp No Mcrypt.ini when intalling Lavarel

I tried to install Laravel on Xubuntu 14.04 I searched for every method, they all go like this. By the way, I tried installing php and apache without xampp and didn't as well so it's not about ...
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Localhost Not Found Xampp

I used xampp 2-3 months ago ... now I want to use it again and I have the same projects in the same folders but when I try to access localhost i recive a 404 Not Found error. I don't understant why I ...
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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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How to give specific port to Apache in Ubuntu 12.04 and port for mysql [duplicate]

I am using xampp Apache server but it works locally i want to access it from public ip and i know the whole process but i am stuck how to change the port for Apache server because i dont want to ...
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How to set up Apache, MySQL Servers (Ubuntu 12.04 LST)

I am hoping to get guidance on using Apache and MySQL servers on Ubuntu 12.04. I am new to Linux, and am trying to setup a "Localhost" dynamic for basic website design. In windows - I had used a ...
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imagick php5 addon on ubuntu 64bit isn't working

I have a lampp webserver and i need to edit animated gif files. I have tried to install imagick with this tutorial. But at the "make" commad i get the error can't read ...
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How to install multiple versions of XAMPP?

I'm having trouble installing multiple versions of XAMPP on my machine. I am currently using version 1.7.7 and installed it in /opt/lampp, but I also need to install the previous version which is ...
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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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how can I unsecure Xampp in ubuntu?

when I access my IP in some other computer it requires username and password , I want no such type of security I want direct access to my xampp, phpmyadmin directory in any computer in same network. ...
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xampp running but not showing up properly

Hi all I installed xamp some days before. But it just disappeared later on I found it in: /opt/lampp$ so I started it as: $ sudo ./xampp start and in terminal it showed: Starting XAMPP for ...
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XAMPP (LAMPP) on Ubuntu Touch

Can I install and run XAMPP (LAMPP) on Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 10 in order to host a local website (that needs PHP and MySQL)?