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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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 ...
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XAMPP FTP server error?

XAMPP 1.7.3 for Mac does not let me run the FTP component. XAMPP Cannot run FTP while another FTP server is using Port 21. I'm not running anything else FTP related. I'm on Mac OS X 10.6.4.
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copy DB from server using terminal

i have been created DB at server..i'm using XAMPP..how to copy the database from server PC using terminal..
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where all core php functions are stored in xampp on our computer?

i m using XAMPP ,I just want to know while installing xampp what type of file, php add into our computer is it bin or .exe file only or some other file are it's bin file that contains all the function ...
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Windows 7 Permissions

I have an odd problem with a windows 7 laptop. It's a single user installation currently. This is a fresh install on an Asus laptop. I have a svn repo checked out on my second partition. I have ...
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I'm running Ubuntu notebook on a USB drive with 1GB persistence. Where are my XAMPP files?

I just began running Ubuntu Notebook on my 2GB USB stick, with 1GB persistence. After I installed XAMPP, I rebooted to make sure the persistence was working. It worked! My XAMPP installation worked, ...
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Windows 7 and xampp - unable to write files using codeigniter

I am on Windows 7 using XAMPP and am trying to write file to the default install location of C:\xampp\htdocs using a PHP script but I am getting write failures. I can write to my own user area. How ...
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Config xampp never to cache pages from localhost

I am not a webmaster, and that was exactly the reason why I installed XAMPP 1.7.2 on Windows XP SP2 instead of manually configuring Apache, MySQL and PHP to cooperate each other. Now I am having to ...
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How do I connect via FTP to XAMPP?

Can I use WinSCP to connect to xampp? How does this work?
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Getting XAMPP to work with multiple version of PHP

How can I install XAMPP to work with different versions of PHP? I use XAMPP because some of the scripts are buggy when run in WAMP. I use WAMP because it supports different versions of PHP. But now ...
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XAMPP: Access Forbidden!

I just installed a fresh XAMPP on OSX. Apache runs and I can see the splash page. I open the httpd.conf and I set both places that point to htdocs to someplace else, which results in Apache showing ...
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Upgrade PHP 5.1.x to 5.3.x with XAMPP for Windows

Using Windows XP SP3. I installed the xampp to d:\xampp. I started it and everything worked fine (at least the indications were good). I want to use MediaWiki and it says that it can't work with ...
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Windows based Apache/PHP/Perl/database stacks

Does anyone know if XAMPP's Perl also provides Tk support? Does anyone know of a similar stack which provides PostresSQL in addition to/instead of MySQL? I'd like this to run on Win 7 and XP. Edit: ...
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The Problem with Installing XAMPP on Windows 7?

I just installed XAMPP 1.7.3 on Windows 7 64 bit, every things was going well but Apache ! Apache didn't start at all ! I already installed the Apache's service but it doesn't work yet. Would you ...
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Is XAMPP safe for use inside a firewall?

This is partly related to this question. I am deploying a PHP/MySQL application in my office, for my LAN. It will not be accessible to the outside world unless they can enter my wireless network ...
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XAMPP with PostgreSQL

I'm looking for a package like XAMPP, but instead of MySQL it would use PostgreSQL. I've done some searching and haven't turned up anything other than doing a full server setup of both.
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XAMPPErrorDomain error 1 for changing MySQL data dirs

I tried to move my mysql data dir from one disk to another, I modified the datadir parameter in my.cnf, but when XAMPP, and more precisely, MySQL starts, this error is displayed and MySQL doesn't run. ...
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When I start Ubuntu it enters tty[1-6] instead of my desktop (How do I get to desktop?)

When I start Ubuntu it enters tty[1-6] instead of my desktop. Normally I could get back to the desktop by pressing CTRL + ALT + F7 but that doesn't work. I tried sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop ...
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How do I rename a file to .htaccess in Windows 7?

I'm using XAMPP to test a PHP script. Now, in the root of the folder I want to place a .htaccess file according to the requirements of the script. But Windows won't let me rename it to .htaccess. Is ...
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How to forward a public (network-accessible) port to a local (port or host)

I'm using Ubutnu 9.04, and XAMPP as a testing server for my websites. What I want to do is make my websites network-accessible. For now only the my-ip-address:80 is accessible and managed by XAMPP. ...
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How to enable safe mode for php.ini in Xampp?

I want to put my home server online for private use (using Xammp), so i need to put safe mode on (my OS is Windows XP) So i changed the congif of php.ini in the php folder located in xampp to this: ...
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The same XAMPP config works on Windows, but not on Mac OS X

I've been using Xampp on Windows for some time now. I'm trying to set it up on Mac OS X also, so I copied all the configuration, but I can't get virtual hosts to work. 1- I included this in ...
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How do I install Bugzilla using XAMPP in Windows?

I need to install Bugzilla using XAMPP with Perl on my Windows XP machine. What is the procedure? I have installed PHP based applications in XAMPP like Joomla, WordPress, etc., but it seems that ...
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Why does PHP throw “Segmentation fault (11)” after “mysql_connect”, or upon “mysql_close”?

I have Ubuntu-9.04 and am using XAMPP-1.7.2 to develop a web application. The problem is that when I try to view a PHP file I wrote by visiting localhost/folder/file.php, Firefox offers me to download ...
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Why can't I access my server (running XAMPP on Ubuntu) remotely?

I've been developing locally on a little Ubuntu netbook with XAMPP for about 7 months. Two weeks ago, I got a computer I'd like to use as a server. I've installed the latest Ubuntu distribution and ...
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Is there any reason NOT to use XAMPP (or a similar server package)?

Until just a few weeks ago I always used to set up my home-servers one service at a time (e.g. httpd, ProFTPD, etc.). I have now begun using XAMPP instead and was wondering if there is any reason why ...
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Unable to access localhost after starting Xampp

I'm running Windows XP Professional SP2. A few days back I installed xampplite 1.7.1 and was able to access localhost and phpmyadmin through the browser. Today however it suddenly stopped working. ...