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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How to start xampp GUI

I am having trouble finding out how to start the expanded GUI. I have found a tutorial on how to start this one sudo /opt/lampp/share/xampp-control-panel/xampp-control-panel But I am not able to find ...
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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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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 make Curl and PHP available when installed from Xampp

I have installed a recent copy of XAMPP on Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I issue this command: curl -sS https://getcomposer.org/installer | php I get the following error messages: The program 'curl'...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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“Syntax error: Unterminated quoted string” when running xampp installer file

I want to install XAMPP on my machine. I downloaded the install file from this website and stored it in my default Downloads directory. The site gives instructions on how to install it, then. I ...
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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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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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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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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 a lot of basic concepts so please bear with me. I successfully installed XAMPP 1.7.4 in my ubuntu 11.04. The XAMPP is installed in /opt/lampp. I ...
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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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Completely uninstall xampp if not installed from apt-get

I've downloaded XAMPP from their website. And then manually installed it from my home directory and it is installed in /opt/lampp I've made tons of changes and I don't remember how to revert back to ...
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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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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 ~/.local/share/applications/...
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Script timeout passed, if you want to finish import, please resubmit same file and import will resume

I am getting this error while importing the database in mysql, and when I resubmit the same file than I am getting this error Error SQL query: -- -- Dumping data for table `adminnotification_inbox` ...
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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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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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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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XAMPP: running index.php leads to error (Win/Linux)

I used to use XAMPP on a Windows Computer to see how my homepage (php) works. Everything works fine without any issues. I now installed XAMPP on my Notebook which runs on Linux. Installation went ...
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'No such file or directory' after downloading xampp from SourceForce following Ubuntuportal's tutorial

I am trying to install XAMPP in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. In this regard I am following this tutorial. I executed successfully in terminal : wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/xampp/files/XAMPP%20Linux/1.8....
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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 root@ubuntu:/home/pc/Downloads#...
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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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Shell script not working [duplicate]

For a suggested solution in another topic I tried to write my first shell script. It did not work as intended. In order to get a quick access to the folder /opt/lampp/htdocs when using XAMPP I tried ...
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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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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 g++-...
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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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Install Composer and configure with XAMPP

After reading on web, I learned that XAMPP has php-cli pre-installed and it is accessed by /opt/lampp/bin/php . I installed composer using the following and all went well: sudo curl -s https://...
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Browser tends to download PHP files instead 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? XAMPP ...
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How can I activate MySQL Database Server?

I have a problem with my xampp that's installed on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit. After successfully installing my xampp server, I do get access to the lampp server which further indicates that the mysql ...
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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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Access denied in localhost phpmyadmin

I have xampp installed on my local machine which was working fine. Suddenly, im getting this error. I am sure it was working fine, but now i have important database in my localhost(i dont have backup)...
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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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Good Intellij installation on ubuntu 15

So I installed intellij idea. The installer does not create a desktop icon (...) and further more, when I try deploying my files to my xampp (lampp) installation, I get an error. I guess this is due ...
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how to load xampp graphical UI?

I just Install Xampp But maybe somewhere i Missed It Because I can't Load Any Xampp GUI. Also The Browsers Is Not Working Local host URL. Thank you
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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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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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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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MySql is not starting xampp on ubuntu

I have recently migrated to ubuntu and I have intalled Xampp for Ubuntu .. lampp as per the instructions mentioned on xampp website, i have installed the lampp lampp Installation And it was starting ...
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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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Error when install xampp

when using apt-get install xampp i get this Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package xampp How can i fix this, ...
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Problems using PostgreSQL with XAMPP

I seem to have trouble getting PostgreSQL to work on XAMPP (using Lubuntu 14.02). I am new to working with both PHP, servers and databases, but I get the following error message. Fatal error: ...
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Cannot install xampp in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was trying to install xampp into my ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I got guidance from this video to do that. But it wasn't working well for me. I got stuck at the middle. Help me get out of it. These were the ...