XAMPP a free and open source cross-platform web server solution stack package, consisting mainly of the Apache HTTP Server, MySQL database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages.

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XAMPP, Mercury - Error: Mercury shutdown unexpectedly

I have just installed latest version of XAMPP and trying to do some work with Mercury module. But, whenever I tried to launch Mercury module from XAMPP, then it crashes. I found one answer on SO, ...
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How to make xampp secure

I'm planning on using xampp standlone (prototyping development in PHP). However, I've heard a great deal about the security issues with xampp. By default, everything is supposedly opened and ready ...
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Unable to access the PHP myadmin in windows due to the new security feature of xamp

Mine is a windows 7 64 bit machine with xamp v1.8.0,drupal 7.34 installed on the local server. I connect to the sever using the mstsc run command and load the url of the PHP myadmin and it loads ...
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How do I serve my XAMPP files from htdocs/JoesDirectory?

I've installed XAMPP as Administator on Windows under C:\xampp and everything is working fine, but when I point my web browser to my computer's IP by typing http://n.n.n.n/ into the URL the browser ...
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Uninstalled Apache, but still see test page

I recently installed Apache HTTP Server from Apache Haus and PHP, and have decided I'd like to experiment with a few other options, so I uninstalled and deleted them. However, when I visit localhost ...
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How to recover MySQL database on xampp/windows using ib/frm files?

I'm using xampp on Windows 7. Couple of tables of my Wordpress database got corrupted. When I view the database in phpmyadmin, the tables have the message "in use". I tried ...
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Apache “rotatelogs” not working for given file size

According to Apache documentation for rotatelogs, I have implemented the log file format as follows in httpd.conf: <IfModule log_config_module> CustomLog "|bin/rotatelogs.exe ...
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Warning: Unknown: failed to open stream: Permission denied (localhost)

I set up one of vhosts in my local htdocs folder and put a simple .php file inside just to test if the configuration works (it did). But when I copied the files and folders from the same project from ...
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I can't get my localhost website to go public on the internet (using Xampp and no-ip)

I have a kindof noobish question. I am trying to host a website locally on my pc and publish it on the internet. I am using no-ip.com and i created a dns host called (for example) ...
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PostGreSQL DB - phpPgAdmin using XAMPP

I have installed PostgreSQL Database in Linux server system. XAMPP is installed on my local system. I have followed the steps in install phpPgAdmin . But I still could not access the phpPgAdmin page ...
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Cannot set up mod_rewrite with XAMPP

I'm trying to enable mod_rewrite on a XAMPP 5.6.3 installation. I've been following these guides: http://www.leonardaustin.com/blog/technical/enable-mod_rewrite-in-xampp/ ...
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Does Xampp come with an FTP client?

I'm using Xampp as my solution stack. I can see it has Apache, MySQL, Filezilla, Mercury and Tomcat modules. I need to upload some files to my web server so need an FTP client. Does Xampp come with ...
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2 virtualhosts in XAMPP Apache - only one site works

I made 2 virtualhosts in XAMPP Apache environment in in httpd.conf Only first one works. Second one resolves to first entry. <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "C:\xampp\htdocs\shop1" ...
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How to set Chrome Dev Editor as default text editor in Xampp?

I'm using Xampp as my solution stack and Chrome Dev Editor as my text editor. Going to the Xampp control panel, I can choose a default text editor by clicking 'Config' and then browsing for my chosen ...
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Can't access XAMPP after changing iptables

I've been working on a web application in a CentOS 7 machine and testing it in a Windows machine. Both machines are in a LAN network and I have access to the centos machine using VNC viewer and ...
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#1130 - Host 'localhost' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server after acunetix scan

I am using the xampp . As stated in the question i am getting the #1130 - Host 'localhost' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server after i ran acunetix vulnerability scan on my localhost . I ...
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cgi-script script not found or unable to stat xampp

I have a cgi script in the cgi-bin of my htdocs directory that gives the "script not found or unable to stat" message on the Apache error log. I have other cgi scripts in the same directory that work ...
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Can't get HTTP connection to Amazon Web Services EC2 Windows Server 2012 Instance

I have an Amazon Web Services EC2 instance with a Windows Server 2012 AMI on it. I have installed XAMPP on it, and have started the apache server from the XAMPP Control Panel. It starts successfully. ...
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http://localhost works but 127.0.0.1 does not work in windows 7

I am running xampp on windows 7. When I do http://localhost, I get the xampp welcome screen in my web browser but http://127.0.0.1 does not work. In my windows hosts file, I have uncommented 127.0.0.1 ...
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Installing sqlsrv on PHP 5.5.15 XAMMP won't appear in the PHP Info

I am new to this type of thing and am getting most frustrated (As all newbies do lol) I am trying to install the sqlsrv extension into the PHP on my XAMMP server to test some PHP to SQL database form ...
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Using console emulator with XAMPP?

I was recently browsing for a multi-tab console emulator, and I came across Console (via the accepted answer) here: Multi-tab command prompt in Windows? However, I want to use Console instead of the ...
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“Object not found” error with XAMPP

I have been trying hard to get my xampp 1.8.3 to work but it has been no use. I have already worked on it but I'm facing a problem in this new window installation on Win 7 64-bit http://localhost is ...
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Apache version in XAMPP

I'm trying to figure out which version of Apache is on the latests XAMPP builds ( 1.8.2-5 and 1.8.3-4 ). I've checked the XAMPP website, tried googling the question and browsed through the folders ...
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libmysql_.dll missing error in xampp

I have installed xampp into my windows 7 os (32 bit). I have made a test code in perl to check whether the xampp dbi works. But whenever I try running that program in localhost, I just get the ...
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FTP not accessible outside of LAN

Ok so I really need some help with this, I have XAMPP installed and am hosting a webiste with it for my friends and i to work on. I am able to see the site just fine and also i am able to get to ...
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XAMPP - allow access over network?

I have XAMPP installed, as usual, on my C drive. I'd like another computer on the network to have write access to it. Must I move (i.e. reinstall) XAMPP to a shared folder, or is there anyway I can ...
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After XAMPP can't access to localhost (403)

I've just got a MacBook Pro a few months ago. I've installed XAMPP on it. After I googled a bit, I found OSX has its own apache service built in, so I removed XAMPP. I've tried to configure my ...
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One server on two systems [duplicate]

I'm new with Ubuntu but I want to make the same localhost using xampp on two systems which I have on my hdd I want to have the same htdocs folder and mysql (phpmyadmin) on Ubuntu and Windows 7. Is it ...
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One localhost on two systems

I'm using Ubuntu and Windows 7 on the same computer,and have xampp installed on both and I want to have access to one local directory that is accessible to both Windows and Ubuntu. Is there any way to ...
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Change xampp apache htdocs directory to access localhost from ubuntu and windows

I'm using ubuntu and windows 7 dualboot,and have xampp installed on both I want to have access to one localhost directory whether I'm using windows or ubuntu. both systems are installed on the same ...
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mySQL doesn't start in XAMPP on Windows 8

I installed XAMPP. Apache is getting active but when I try MySQL, it doesn't start. I will appreciate if someone can help me. Looks like RC=0 but it doesn't do anything. It gives the following ...
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Making phpmyadmin accessible over internet

I have XAMPP installed on my Windows XP server. I have port 3306 (mysql) and 80 (apache) on the machine forwarded to 5016 and 5011 on the router respectively. I am able to access the phpmyadmin ...
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Limit bandwidth of Apache (XAMPP)

I want to limit the bandwidth available to my XAMPP Apache on Windows 7, so I found something about the module 'mod_bw'. I copied the file ("mod_bw.dll") in the modules directory and added the ...
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I am not able to connect to my xampp

I have xampp running on my dell. This is on a network. It was running fine until I had to shut down the computer to move to another location in the building. Now after restarting the xampp I am unable ...
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Local Network web site access with multiple computers

I have a local site running through my server computer located at 192.168.2.111 (port 80) on my network. I'm currently running the site using XAMPP. In order for the site to be accessed, I have ...
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Trouble putting my apache server online

I'm trying to set up a server, I ended up choosing XAMPP, but I'm having lots of trouble to put my server online. I chose port 1234 to host the server, and when I run apache and access localhost:1234 ...
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Upgrade my xampp for linux (UBUNTU) using command line

I have xampp version 1.7 but I want to upgrade it in newest version from command line. Is there any command to upgrade xampp for ubuntu using command line?
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How to access web server from multiple devices by name instead of IP?

I have a php site running on a local XAMPP web server. I would like to be able to access the site from multiple devices (other desktops, laptops, iPad and Android tablets) running on the same LAN by ...
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How to resolve Apache Service path conflict - running both Apache and portable XAMPP on Windows 7

I've got Apache 2.4.7 (Win32) running on Windows 7 and a visiting portable XAMPP on an external drive. After resolving the port issues I'm "only" down with having the "Apache/MySQL Service detected ...
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Why isn't Apache starting on xampp

Sorry, I searched a lot and i know that there are lots of posts reporting problems like this but none of them helped me. I installed xampp on Windows 8 but when I click to start apache it doesn't ...
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How to create & sync wordpress website between multiple computers?

I'm trying to start creating a wordpress website, and I need to sync my work between 2 windows 7 PCs. I've tried xampp & ampps, for editing and viewing php files. But haen't yet tried installing ...
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VM running CentOS, can ping but can't access web server

I've been trying to set up a CentOS server for the first time (ever setting up a Linux server). The installation went fine, I installed LAMPP (and the required dependencies for x86), used the lampp ...
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installing apache, php5 on windows 7 64 bit [production]

The easiest way to install apache, php, mysql and phpmyadmin on windows is to download and install XAMP. The problem is that it is meant for development purposes and is not recommended for production ...
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Xampp and Remote Access

I have Xampp installed on my Windows 7 laptop so I can work/test a new website. This is working fine. Because the design is responsive and I want to connect to the Xampp server with a tablet and a ...
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External IP redirects to router page [duplicate]

I'm having a small problem here. I'm running wampserver and I'm trying to access it externally so I could use it as a webserver for others to view my projects using my external IP I forwarded the ...
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Block abusive access in web server from outside

What is the best way to block abusive access from outside in apache webserver ? If I put the IP in /htdocs/.htaccess, is it sufficient to deny access ?
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How to make local DNS for pointing domain *.local to localhost?

I'm developing websites and I use xampp which is configured to automaticly point some type of domains to xampp main directory. For example: When I go to site1.local xampp is displaying page located at ...
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How to run Apache Server and skype together?

I am unable to start apache server while my skype is running. I am using xampp control panel to start apache server.
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Can't access server from public wifi

I have a MySQL server (XAMPP) running on my computer and I can't access it from the university wifi. It's working from my home, from my friend's home and on my cellphone (3G), but it just won't work ...
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How to install PHP driver for Informix?

In my company I am using Windows 8, IBM Informix Dynamic Server, XAMPP v3.2.1, IBM Informix Client SDK 4.10 (64-bit). I have tried downloading php_pdo_informix.dll, php_pdo.dll, all I've got was: ...