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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XAMP/WAMPP installation on Windows Server 2008 R2 - Apache not running

The error messages from apache are not helpful: WARNING: terminating worker thread 0 I use netstat -ao to find out if port 80 is being used by an application or service but it shows nothing on it. ...
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Link Linux file path to a command

I would like to link the path to the file /opt/lampp/lampp to the word lampp in openSUSE. So I can simply type lampp start instead of /opt/lampp/lampp start Is this possible? If so, how?
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Getting XAMPP to work with Dropbox

I have Dropbox and xampp (well, lampp) install on my xubuntu machine. I keep all of the sites I (offline) manage in my Dropbox folder. I have a question on getting it synced with xampp htdocs ...
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Mac OS X - fire up Apache/Mysql without prompting for password

I am running XAMPP which comes with a little "XAMPP Control" app that lets me start and stop Apache and MySQL by clicking a button. When I do that, I'm prompted by Lion for my admin password. Is there ...
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XAMPP for Mac : “forbidden access” when trying to set more secure permissions

I've installed XAMPP on my Mac running Lion and I've set the DocumentRoot to Users/myusername/Sites. Apache runs as myusername/_www (user/group, 755) and everything is OK, my browser can access all ...
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http://localhost:8080 is not working on running apacher Server through XAMPP

I am unable to configure a PHP/MySQL/Apache environment on my local machine using XAMPP. In my xampp control panel the Apache and MySQL status is shown as started, but localhost URL is not working. ...
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Terminal issues on OS X with XAMPP and Yii framework

I'm trying to configure the Yii framework but am having problems with the terminal commands, and am also having difficulty setting up the webapp demo. I am using Mac OS X Snow Leopard and have ...
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How do I run LAMPP on Microcore Linux?

I'm trying to install LAMPP 1.7.7 on a Microcore Linux, but after extracting the files with tar: tar xvzf /root/Desktop/xampp-linux-1.7.7.tar.gz -C /opt I can't run LAMPP, with the command ...
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Unable to start XAMPP on Windows 7

I downloaded XAMPP on Windows 7 and installed it in E:, but I am unable to start it. When I check http://localhost in the browser, I see an error page. In the XAMPP control panel, Apache is ...
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Why does XAMPP for Windows 1.7.7 not install Apache on Windows XP?

I've been installing XAMPP for windows (xp and windows7) for years, which is always a simple install and Apache/PHP works fine. However, now with the 1.7.7 version, I get the same problem on two ...
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How to get Apache to work if System is using Port 80?

I've spent hours researching and trying all kinds of things to get Apache running as part of Xampp, but nothing is working. I've turned off Skype Changed values in the registry Uninstalled IIS ...
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Why is Xampp unable to start Apache?

I formatted my computer a week ago. Installed wampp on Windows XP, git and everything I needed. When I run git for the first time it told me it had a problem with my user folder (because of the ...
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Looking for a PHP mail intercepting application

I have PHP (XAMPP) set up locally on a Windows OS, and I am writing a webapp with it. This webapp send out several emails. For testing purposes I do not actually wish to forward mails generated by the ...
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Install ClipBucket on XAMPP 1.7.3 give no button for next installation step

When installing ClipBucket on XAMPP 1.7.3, I encounter the following screen. I notice that there is no button for me to click to the next step (which is Pre-check) and thus I cannot do anything. ...
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PHPMotion install at xampp give a blank screen

When I install PHPMotion using XAMPP 1.7.3, there is nothing - a blank screen. What should I do in order to find if it is the PHPMotion is not working or the XAMPP is not working?
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Connecting to FileZilla FTP Server on XAMPP localhost with Dreamweaver

I am running XAMPP 1.7.4. I've installed the FileZilla FTP server and I'm running it as a service. I created a user and when I connect as that user with the FileZilla client, I have no trouble ...
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Unable to update the root password for MySQL — my.cnf is protected

I'm unable to update the root password for MySQL. On MAC OSX my.cnf seems to be protected, even after using sudo open -t my.cnf it still doesn't allow saving of the config file. The message when ...
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Installing xampp on a separate partition to windows 7

I've tried installing xampp (extracting from zip file, runing setup_xampp.bat) on a separate partition to windows. After the install MySQL starts fine, but apache won't. In the control panel it says ...
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URL to access webpage on Xampp?

I installed xampp and made sure config file listens to port 80. I forwarded the http port from the router to the correct computer ip. Now I am trying to access the index.html like this from another ...
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Correct URL to access webpage on xampp

I installed xampp and made sure config file listens to port 80. I forwarded the http port from the router to the correct computer ip. Now I am trying to access the index.html like this from another ...
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Starting Apache and MySql in XAMPP slows internet to a crawl (or disconnects completely)

When I start Apache and MySql from XAMPP as I've always done (in Windows 7), I've recently started running into a problem where internet stops working or works very slowly. So I have to turn it on, ...
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How can I access my XAMPP vhosts from a test browsers running inside Virtual Box?

Currently I'm doing development using XAMPP on OSX Snow Leopard. For Windows IE testing I want to use Virtual Box. How can I configure Virtual Box to let me access my local machine and various Apache ...
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Connect MySQL Workbench with XAMPP MySQL?

I spent two days trying to figure this one out. Basically I couldn't connect to the localhost MySQL database installed by XAMPP 1.7.4 using MySQL Workbench. I got a socket connection error (1061) or ...
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Use single settings file for dual-boot XAMPP installs

Similar to other setup questions, but slightly more complicated. With two 500GB drives, please help determine the best setup for web development: RAID 1 for mirroring Partitions: Windows 7 Linux ...
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XAMPP Apache Server on Windows 7 not working

I recently installed XAMPP on my laptop. It installed correctly but the Apache web server won't start - it's a problem with port 80. It's not caused by Skype, because I don't have it installed. I ...
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Can't create any folder in htdocs on ubuntu

How do I set the permission, so I can? The "Create new folder" option is greyed out. I tried this: sudo chmod -rw /opt/lampp/htdocs But it still doesn't work. When I add sudo chmod -rw 755 ...
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xampp sub domains assistance

Im wanting to set up my local xampp server in a particular way. For each individual project i create in my document root, i want to be able to access it via http://projectname.localhost. How do i go ...
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Launchd doesn't give apache (XAMPP) all priviledges at startup

I use Mac OS X and use Launchd to automatically start XAMPP. I have set the apache user set to be the same as my account name in httpd.conf User cwd Group nogroup Well, if I just let the computer ...
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Converting MediaWiki to something more portable

I was hosting a local MediaWiki using XAMPP on a Windows machine. Recently, I've begun using multiple machines and realized that having the wiki run locally on a Windows machine might not be the ideal ...
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Uninstall of XAMPP fails at “No script engine for file extension”

While uninstalling XAMPP it shows the following errors: Input Error: There is no script engine for file extension ".vbs". XAMPP uninstall not OK Press any key to continue . . . How do ...
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XAMPP Mac: “Unable to create directory” error

I just installed XAMPP on Mac OSX. When I tried to install a theme into a newly created WordPress site, I got this error: Unable to create directory ...
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How to share Windows7's XAMPP installation with Windows XP running on vmWare Player

In order to check my web in IE 7, I am running Windows7 and also Windows XP under vmWare Player within Windows7. My internet connection in vmWare is shared from the host as 'NAT' and able to see ...
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How to install Imagick on Mac OS with XAMPP

I'm having some trouble installing Imagick on a Mac. I have XAMPP installed and when I run 'sudo pecl install imagick', I get this error: checking ImageMagick MagickWand API configuration program... ...
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How can I recover an XAMPP MySQL database from a Time Machine backup?

I have a Time Machine backup drive from a MacBook Pro machine I don’t have anymore (technically, I reformatted a while back). It contained a MySQL database installed, managed, and run by my XAMPP for ...
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I can't get XAMPP to start automatically in OS X

I can't get XAMPP to start when OS X boots. I've been researching this for some time but with no luck. XAMPP needs to be started as root, and I don't want to store the password for root in a script ...
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How do I down/upgrade PHP on XAMPP to 5.3.0/5.3.2?

I've been reading this tutorial but when i go to localhost/wiki it says: PHP 5.3.1 is not compatible with MediaWiki due to a bug involving reference parameters to __call. Upgrade to PHP 5.3.2 or ...
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Xammp error while starting apache and mysql services

I installed XAMPP on my sister's computer and I have no clue as to why apache and mysql won't start. I thought that it had to do with her firewall but I have turned it off and it still refuses to ...
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Hosting online with xampp?

I'm not quite sure what I'm doing wrong, because from what I've read, this should all be working. What I've done: Forwarded ports 80, 8080, and 443. Changed the ServerName localhost:80 line in ...
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Starting Apache through XAMPP is not working

I've checked the error logs for this particular problem and it seems no access can be made to port 80. (OS 10013)An attempt was made to access a socket in a way forbidden by its access permissions. ...
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XAMPP 1.7.3 uninstall problem

Error of XAMPP 1.7.3 during uninstalling 'CSCRIPT.EXE' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. XAMPP uninstall not OK Press any key to ...
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Editing an SQL Database

I'm new to php, so I installed xampp for windows. Is there a windows software for easy MySQL administration? (creating/displaying/editing tables + data, creating relations ..) i've managed to open ...
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Take local XAMPP online

Current scenario: I am running windows 7 behind a router and have installed XAMPP. Multiple computers connect to this internet connection. I have port forwarded the ports 80,8080 and 443 on the ...
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XAMPP on OS X: PHP can't create files because of permissions, but it should run as root

I run XAMPP (which starts PHP and apache) with this command: do shell script "sudo xampp start" password "******" with administrator privileges So I asume it has admin privileges, does PHP get ...
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random external websites redirect to localhost

I am running windows vista and recently installed xampp lite 1.7.3 to do some web development. I don't know if it is related to the install or something else, but now navigating to the page ...
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Using XAMPP, Error 403 Access Forbidden

Update (FOUND A WORKING SOLUTION): http://maff.ailoo.net/2008/07/set-up-multiple-virtual-hosts-on-xampp-for-windows/ <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost DocumentRoot ...
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Install perl Template-Toolkit for bugzilla on windows

Im attempting to install Bugzilla on my local development server (based on a windows machine). My server is the standard xampp install. Ive got to the point where i need to install the relevant perl ...
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LINUX : How to Install and Run XAMPP on Ubuntu 10.04

I'm trying to follow the steps but I can't make it work: http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-linux.html I have finished: Step 1 and 2 And I'm stuck at Step 3: Start Here is a screenshot about ...
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Why is Cuteflow slow on XAMPP 1.7.1?

I have recently installed cuteflow (a PHP based document circulation application) on my machine as I need to customize this software. I have XAMPP 1.7.1 running on a windows xp machine on which this ...
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http://localhost is not loading

I have installed Xampp to use wordpress, but after installing Xampp with Apache, MySql running.....I go to the browser and type "http://localhost", nothing happens, just blank screen. My apache ...
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Make XAMPP program directory writeable?

I'd like to be able to write to the XAMPP directory so that I can run PHP scripts from there rather than my "Sites" user folder. How can I do that? I'm using 1.7.3. Currently, if I try to write ...