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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Understanding a Git repo

I recently inherited a project that was setup to use Git and bitbucket.org and I need some clarification on how the workflow moves. My setup is as follows: my Drupal site is stored on Bitbucket. I ...
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Port Forwarding, WAN IP forwards to router but not computer

I already set up my router to forward to a specific LAN IP but when I test entering my WAN IP it pops up the router's authentication box meaning that it doesnt forward to my computer but instead to ...
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WarrantyTrack setup in XAAMPP

I'm trying to setup WarrantyTrack using XAMPP installed on a thumb drive. I tried contacting the software designer through his website but he directed me here for assistance. When I try to start it, ...
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Problems running xampp

I was having trouble with xampp. I uninstalled it and since I've tried reinstalling it, cannot get it to work. My first error was that port 80 was being used. As addressed here. Now it is telling ...
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How to tell if my localhost server has been hacked?

I run a development environment on my windows 7 PC using xampp. For one of the sites that I have been developing, I have embedded a disqus widget. I just received a disqus comment on this site that ...
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XAMPP - I can connect to external ip, but others can't?

I have XAMPP installed on windows machine and I have completed my website. Basically I have configured apache things, opened up port:80, made sure that my external ip is correct, disabled firewall in ...
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Running xampp on multiple computers for one website

I initially posted the following on StackOverflow but I was told that the question belongs here: I have a desktop and a laptop, both of which I would like to use to manage one common website among ...
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xampp on external 4tb usb 3.0 seagate goflex drive

I can't seem to start MySQL on my external USB 3.0 drive. In the past, I haven't had problems working off of external drives. This is the first time using a large drive. Any help will be appreciated. ...
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Can't access my site from a external pc with xampp

I have a problem with XAMPP. I can't access my site from an external pc, but I can access the welcome site "Welcome to XAMPP for Windows!", so if a friend types my IP he can access the XAMPP welcome ...
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How to automatically start xampp control panel in Win 8?

I can't figure out where to enable the xampp control panel start on Win 8 start up. I looked under services but I don't see an option there. Any tips would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Catch all outgoing email in mercury

I have installed XAMPP 3 on Windows XP, and I am trying to configure Mercury to catch all outgoing email on my development machine. This is for the purpose of testing the email feature after ...
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Firewall blocks localhost but only if it's turned on

I run XAMPP server on my Windows XP. If I try to access to http://localhost or http://127.0.0.1 it gives me this error: Could not connect to remote server This only occurs if my Comodo firewall ...
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Why showing pear and phpunit is not installed in xampp on ubuntu?

I have installed xampp 1.8 on my ubuntu 12.04. In /opt/lampp/lib/php/PEAR I can see there are two directory named PEAR and PHPUnit. But when I run pear -V or phpunit from terminal it gives the below ...
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How do I install an originally not installed Xampp service

When I originally installed Xampp I didn't install MySQL as I didn't need it. I do now, how can I install it without uninstalling Xampp??
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tortoise svn download fails when folder size is too large

I am using tortoise svn to download a project on my localhost at C:/xampp/htdocs/ The download was started, but after downloading about 95MB my it stoped and my laptop hangs and then I had to restart ...
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Wamp or Xampp not running on Zinox laptop windows7 64bit

I am using a Zinox laptop Windows7 professional, service pack1 64-bit. But any of Wamp or Xampp I've installed is working especially Apache Service not running. No matter how I try, installing these ...
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Windows Server 2012 Essential & xampp

Cant get Appache run on my Windows Server 2012 because there is an application already using this port. But which application? I found out that the Port is used by "system" .. and in this article it ...
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Configuring XAMPP and “PHP Tools for Visual Studio”

I am using XAMPP and the "PHP Tools for Visual Studio" extension in order to code in PHP. I already configured XAMPP to use xDebug and mod_rewrite. The web site looks OK when I copy everything into ...
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PHP does not work on alias (XAMPP)

I trying to make alias on my local machine with XAMPP for my PHP project. I added follow in httpd.conf: Include "conf/alias/*" And make two files for aliases, one of them is like: Alias /aiuu ...
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trouble with Wordpress (Buddypress) localhost installation?

I installed wordpress in localhost using Xampp and Bitnami it works well at the begin and I install also Buddypress plugin and start working on the website . Today however it suddenly stopped ...
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Block network access to local development server

I want a purely offline server for development of a wordpress theme. I have installed XAMPP for Windows and started getting interested in security. At the most basic level you add passwords for ...
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Do xampp really need visual c++ 2008?

I can't install Xampp v 1.8.1 as it requires Visual C++ 2008 but I have 2010 installed.
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s accessing mysql database on server from other PCs

I have installed XAMPP on a server PC. I want to access it from other PC through MySQLWorkbench or even access it through server IP and PHPMyAdmin page. I tried configuring the httpd-xampp.conf file ...
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XAMPP is not accessible from other computer through LAN, when Firewall is enabled?

I'm using xampp 1.7.7 in my Windows 7 and I can't access PHP application hosted in my PC through LAN in any other computer. But if I disable Firewall then every thing goes fine; But I dont want to ...
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Clearing cache frequently in Chrome

I am doing a project using Sencha extjs 4.1.1a. The Web Server I am using is Apache (XAMPP Control panel 3.1.0.3.1.0). I kept the project file in htdocs folder. Now whenever I am changing the code ...
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Access xampp outside localhost

I have created a xampp page on Windows server 2008. I am successfully able to load the xampp page and other php pages that I have created using localhost:8080/. Firstly : I want to know how can I ...
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What do I do with my SSL certificates after buying them?

OK, I have an Apache server running on XAMPP, and I have generated my CSR and some fake certificates. I went to Thawte's website and got an SSL trial and they emailed me back with all these other ...
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ipaddress is not working in xampp

I installed XAMPP in windows 2003 server. I am checking the XAMPP status by using localhost it is working. If I give ipaddres in the same machine where the xampp is installed then it is not ...
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How can I upgrade the MySQL version included in XAMPP?

I Want to upgrade xampp mysql from 5.1 to 5.6.10 I installed mysql server to mysql path in xampp path but didn't work for me . do you have any idea or any way to upgrade mysql in xampp ? Best Regards ...
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Localhost access is working but when i use Ipaddress access then it is not working - xampp

I installed XAMPP and I started the served. When I type "localhost" in the browser URL it is working fine. When I type my machine IP address where the XAMPP resides that is "172.31.1.3" it is not ...
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php is not recognized as an internal or external command (windows 7)

I added php to the PATH environment var. Showing here my last three entries in the path input: C:\Program Files\TortoiseSVN\bin;C:\Program Files\TortoiseGit\bin;C:\xampp\php\ Somehow when I run php ...
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Access virtual desktop LAMP on Windows

I was having issues getting XAMPP to run for users other than admin per this thread. Trying to figure out a solution I had an idea and was curious to know how to make it work. I installed Virtualbox ...
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MySQL not starting on Mac OSX Mountain Lion (no mysqld process running)

I'm really frustrated about a problem I have with MySQL on my Mac, it's been like two weeks since it just doesn't start, I even tried creating another user account in my mac, with the same results. ...
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XAMPP phpMyAdmin failed with #2002

New test server running Windows 7 64 bit. I installed XAMPP and created a seperate user other than the root. When I created another account and initiated XAMPP I was able to get localhost but when ...
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Android PortForwarding

Is there a way to do WiFi tethering on my Android and do port forwarding for my PC from the Android. What I mean is: Internet --> Android Android has the port forwarding to PC (XAMPP) PC running ...
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Allowing only owner to edit files windows/ubuntu

I am not sure if this is answered elsewhere or it is too obvious but I need to have a folder that I create with a new user(admin) both on windows and ubuntu (wherever it is possible - preferably both) ...
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XAMPP enable PUT method

I'm using XAMPP on Windows and I'm trying to user the HTTP Put method. For some reason, Apache is configured in such a way that the PUT method is blocked. How can I enable the HTTP PUT (and also ...
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Can't unlock file in Mac OS

I'm trying to edit the my.cnf file in Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/etc but it is locked. So I tried unlocking it using cd /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/etc sudo chflags nouchg my.cnf But it ...
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How to install SSH2 module to LAMPP?

I am trying to install an SSH2 module to LAMPP but it does not want to start with it. I downloaded all the necessary files, and when I add the extension=libssh2.so to the opt/lampp/etc/php.ini and ...
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Chrome routing local VirtualHost domain names to Google search

I use Xampp to give me a localhost environment for testing PHP. I recently set up a virtual host in the httpd-vhosts.conf file of xampp so that I could seperate projects into their own domain name ...
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Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table 'mysql.host' doesn't exist

i am working on windows 7 ..i am using xampp . i restarted my computer then after that when open the mysql yog..then it gives me an error error no 2003 can't connect to mysql server on localhost ...
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Installing Clipbucket

Help me with my Clip Bucket ! Error, I am using Xamp server on Windows 8 RT The error is below: Prechecking Clipbucket requires following modules in order to work properly, we are performing some ...
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Apache virtual subdomains

I'm trying to create virtual subdomains but apache fails to start after I edit the httpd-vhosts.conf and there are no errors in the error log. <VirtualHost 127.0.0.1:80> ServerAlias ...
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mysql 5.1.44: -e not executing and exiting properly on OSX

This function works on 5.0.75 on Ubuntu, but not on 5.1.44 on OSX (Lion): mysql --database=sps --host=localhost --user=root --password=somepass -e "SELECT 1;" The expected output is this: +---+ | ...
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MySQL fault linked to windows shutdown failure?

As far as i understand my computer is experiencing a strange coincidence (hopefully it isn't and somebody can enlighten me). Basically i shut down my laptop (Windows 7) (at 17.20, today, to be ...
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I accidentally hijacked my localhost

Opening localhost in the browser is pointing a local webpage (examplePage) after playing with some config files a while back, and I can't figure out how to restore the default behavior. Background: ...
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Run Linux server from virtual box seamlessly

My LAMPP server runs on a debian linux OS which is hosted on Oracle Virtual Box. To start the lampp server on mwindows XP PC, I have to: Open Virtual Box Start Debian Linux Open Linux Terminal Run ...
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How do I connect via FTP to XAMPP (on Mac)?

How do I connect via FTP to XAMPP (on Mac)? I need to change CHMOD Permission issues on Localhost.
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Can someone access my locally run website even if I haven't specified any port forwarding?

I am using Xampp so I can test my web application directly on my own computer. I am concerned that someone can access my Xampp site since I am still connected to the internet. However, I have NOT ...
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XAMPP: Requests take far longer when connecting to a MySQL database

I'm developing in PHP and MySQL locally using XAMPP on Windows. The web site is fairly fast when not connecting to any database. However, when I connect to the MySQL database, a simple request now ...