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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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 ...
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XAMPP keeps crashing on Windows 7

XAMPP keeps crashing on Windows 7. It's not Skype, I unchecked the "use port 80 as an alternative". I even changed the port in XAMPP to listen:8888, that is port 8888. I am not using IIS (Internet ...
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increase number of connections per file download on XAMPP

I ran a server with Xampp. When i put a file on htdocs folder and try to download it on a client with a download manager, only 2 simultaneous connections are allowed per file. How can I increase this ...
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Running phpmyadmin xampp Ubuntu 12.10

I know it is a common problem and there are many solutions on the web but I'm trying everything and anything is working, I can't have phpmyadmin running on my machine. I installed XAMPP through: sudo ...
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XAMPP is reading OS's htdocs instead of my USB drive's

I recently got XAMPP Lite for my USB drive on Windows 7. Everything runs fine from my USB drive, except when run it in browser. Instead, XAMPP Lite on my USB drive reads the htdocs from XAMPP on my ...
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Trying to switch to linux as a PHP developer, can't move my development environment

I'm using Windows for my development operations but i'm deploying to Debian/Ubuntu based distros. So i thought if i move my development to a linux distro it will be more comfortable. I'm using XAMPP ...
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How to create a local web host domain name for free

I have installed XAMPP, and my projects are saved in htdocs folder. When I view it in browser the URL identifies as http://localhost/example/index.php How can I access it using a domain name of my ...
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How to connect android client to the localhost of Apache server (php) inside my laptop?

I'm trying to create android apps which are able to send data through wifi connection to my laptop Apache Server and MySQL database. I use the samsung galaxy tab 10.1 as my mobile device. and the ...
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treating a subdirectory like a web root directory in xampp

I am running Xampp on a Windows 7 machine. I have a website that is running off a directory in my web root. I access the website by going to http://localhost/foobar. I would like to set it up so that ...
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XAMPP and WAMPserver

I have been using Wamp with Windows 7 and when I recently upgraded to Windows 8 I have been unable to connect to the localhost. Uninstalling and reinstalling does not work. I also tried to install ...
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Understanding Safety of open ports

I am a D-I-Y type of guy and have managed to setup Apache on my LAN and make it accessible via WAN over port 80 and Tomcat on port 8080. I aim to possibly get a home web server up (will calculate the ...
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Configuring my xampp for WAN and LAN

Hi and forgive me if I am unclear in this question as I am trying to get back to development after my fourth brain surgery in 2 years so I feel a little groggy. I am trying to set (and learn how to ...
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Can access Apache locally with WAN IP but cannot connect over the Internet

I've followed the installation instructions on the XAMPP site, set up port forwarding and added firewall rules like described in this question. I can connect to the server locally using the WAN IP ...
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How well will XAMPP transfer to Windows 8

I'm in the middle of setting up XAMPP on my Windows 7 machine and I am wondering if it's worth my time doing it now if I plan on upgrading to Windows 8 Pro later this week. Should I expect any issues ...
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Trying to get started with YII framework, but I'm stuck

Okay, So I have Xampp installed, and then I have YII installed on localhost inside a directory called "yii". I am now doing a tutorial to learn YII, but I'm stuck on the following page They say: ...
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How to use XAMPP on Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 today and I would like to use XAMPP on this OS. I downloaded the installation file, extracted that in Opt directory and tried to start it from the terminal. It started fine ...
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Windows 7 - Can't get response from local servers after restart - Always timeouts

After a long uptime and the installation of some Windows Updates no local server is working. My development system is a Windows 7 x64 Professional installation. I had a full working XAMPP set-up ...
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MySQL doesn't start

I've installed Portable Xampp on my flashdrive. Here is what I'm getting when I try to start MySQL on portable XAMPP server. (Apache starts without any fail) And log looks like that 121003 ...
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Xampp installation

I get some troubles when I want to install the xampp tool, I run the command sudo apt-get install xampp and this is what I get in return Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Can't connect to home server

Trying to figure out what I might be doing wrong. I installed XAMPP - and everything looks fine. If I go to localhost everything comes right up. But when I go to my IP address, I just get a ...
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XAMPP with SkyDrive

Is it possible to shadow my PHP project under development in SkyDrive hosted under XAMPP while keeping the folder in c:\xampp\www directory. This way I can share a small-enterprise level project with ...
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Running a WAMP Web Server on LAN creates Problems

I have installed XAMPP on Windows 7, but when I try to access the server with the LAN IP from another PC connected to the same network, the website does not show up, instead throws an error. When I ...
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XAMPP apache not handling multiple requests

I currently use XAMPP to dev locally on my Windows machine. I am trying to use multiple ajax calls in my javascript to get the status of an import I'm running. I believe I have the ajax, jquery, and ...
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Configuring Aptana 3 to work with PHP & XAMPP

I have installed XAMPP and aptana. But when I run my php file it shows me a text format of it. (I've started XAMPP in the background) What did I do wrong? Edit: Now I think I found the problem, ...
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Forward my public ip address to my xampp webserver

I am trying to forward my public ip address with port 80 to a xampp webserver. I have an ADSL modem and a wireless media router. I have done the following: Reserved a DHCP address inside the ...
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Two users in same group and the group is owner of concrete directory

I have two users on my Linux box: John: an admin Jane: a normal user. I added them both into group called xampp_users. How can I allow both users to have read/write/execute permissions for ...
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Virtual hosts & xampp

Hi Wonder if anyone can help. I have trying to get virtual hosts working on a local installation of xampp with not much success for the last few hours, all the numerous examples I have tried just ...
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Xampp is not working in Windows Vista

I have currently tried to install Xampp in Vista operating system. But my Appache and MySql is not working. What should i do now? Is Xampp not compatible in Vista operating system?
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Scripts failing to update with XAMPP

I've just installed XAMPP and I'm playing around with it. When I run a simple PHP script: <? echo"test";?> everything is OK. But when i update that script: <? echo"test2";?> I ...
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XAMPP for Linux not starting MySQL

If I type in terminal sudo ./lampp startmysql I get message: XAMPP: Couldn't start MySQL! I also tried wtih panel sudo ./lampp panel There it says that Apache and PROFTPD are both running but ...
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Port 8731 works internally, not externally. Win 7 + XAMPP

I have a web service which needs to run on port 8731. I'm running Windows 7 x64 with XAMPP. For privacy sake, let's assume my public facing IP, seen on whatismyip.com, is 123.456.78.90: ...
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I can't seem to access my home web sever?

So I installed XAMPP and went to localhost on my web-browser and I get the XAMPP page, all seems well. I then went on no-ip and created a host: yoursite.no-ip.com. I went into my router settings to ...
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XAMPP won't start Apache on Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard

When I try starting Apache from the XAMPP control panel (Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard), I get the following error popup and Apache won’t start: /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/bin/apachectl: line 70: ...
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Using USB 3.0 Flash Drive or Solid State Hard Drive with USB 3.0 or SATA as WebServer

I currently have XAMPP installed in a Sandisk thumb drive, USB 2.0. This is great for portability but as you might imagine, it is quite slow. I tried out a USB 3.0 version of this setup, with a USB ...
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Vhost in Apache only working locally?

Ok, I have added lines like: 127.0.0.1 somedomain.com Or some other domain that points to my routers IP, and is forwarded, but I get to the main site, but I want it to go to the subfolder I ...
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cannt run phpunit tests on bash ubuntu 11.10

I'm working with Ubuntu 11.10 as root on my local machine, I've installed xampp 1.7.7 and While following a tutorial on sitepoint on how to install pear to use PhpUnit, I didn't notice it then, but ...
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XAMPP VS MAMP on Mac

I'm a XAMPP user ever since whether it's in Windows or Mac environment. But recently I saw MAMP from another user, I saw some cool features like you can associate a domain without coding it up. If ...
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xampp plus apache php mysql separate installers

I am wondering, having my system currently installed with XAMPP, is it okay if I will install another Apache, PHP, mySQL (separate installers)?
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Why do I get 403 errors in http response headers for html5 videos (webm, ogv, mp4)?

Xampp for Windows is installed, and localhost comes up, but if I type localhost/webvilletv.html, which has videos associated with it, the page comes up, but the videos do not play. I get a 403 error ...
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xampp with limited user in windows

I have installed xampp-1.7.4 for my windows xp machine. I could not use it with limited user account. I want to use xampp with limited user in windows xp. How can i do it ?
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Xampp: error 403 on Linux but not on Windows

I have installed Ubuntu and XAMPP on my computer but when i start the web server and go to htt://localhost/webname (webname is the folder name inside htdocs) i receive error 403. There .htaccess ...
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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 ...