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 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: http://192....
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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 ...
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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 /opt/...
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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 /opt/lampp/...
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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 /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/htdocs/wordpress/...
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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 \...