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I am facing one issue. I am trying to start the Apache server but its not working as per expected. I am using the following command to start the local server.

sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start

But its giving the below message.

Starting XAMPP for Linux 5.6.23-0...
XAMPP: Starting Apache...fail.
XAMPP:  Another web server is already running.
XAMPP: Starting MySQL...ok.
XAMPP: Starting ProFTPD...ok.

Here my problem is while I am trying to run any project inside htdocs its throwing the below error.

Not Found

The requested URL /test/string.php was not found on this server.

Apache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu) Server at localhost Port 80

Here I am able to run localhost/phpmyadmin but not able to run projects inside the htdocs folder. Here I need to also run those projects present inside the htdocs folder.

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  • Aside from your lamppinstallation in /opt/lampp, there seems to be a default apache installation. Try aptitude search apache2or apt-cache search apache2. This one is also listening on port 80/http by default, try sudo netstat -lp | grep http to see if this is true. You will find the configuration in /etc/apache2/.
    – ridgy
    Jun 12, 2017 at 11:10
  • I have checked apache2 is running on 80 no port.
    – subhra
    Jun 12, 2017 at 11:55

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Just simply run this command to terminal

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 stop

and after that

/opt/lampp/lampp/ start

Make sure you give proper permission to htdocs folder.

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