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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Can't start mysql (xampp) after installing on external drive

I decided to move my XAMPP installation to external drive. It's USB3 3TB Seagate drive. Unfortunately mysql doesn't want to start. All works fine if I install XAMPP to C drive but doesn't work when I ...
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2 virtualhosts in XAMPP Apache - only one site works

I made 2 virtualhosts in XAMPP Apache environment in in httpd.conf Only first one works. Second one resolves to first entry. <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "C:\xampp\htdocs\shop1" ...
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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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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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Database is randomly refusing connection [closed]

I have the newest xampp installed on localhost. I'm using MySQL database in my php app, the problem is that the connection is refused multiple times, and then it connects (like 1 successful to 5 ...
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Windows 7 and xampp - unable to read My Documents - 403 Access forbidden

This is driving me crazy, please help. C:/xampp/apache/conf/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf # This one works perfectly <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "C:/xampp/projects/test" ServerName ...
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Cannot set up mod_rewrite with XAMPP

I'm trying to enable mod_rewrite on a XAMPP 5.6.3 installation. I've been following these guides: http://www.leonardaustin.com/blog/technical/enable-mod_rewrite-in-xampp/ ...
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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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Does Xampp come with an FTP client?

I'm using Xampp as my solution stack. I can see it has Apache, MySQL, Filezilla, Mercury and Tomcat modules. I need to upload some files to my web server so need an FTP client. Does Xampp come with ...
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How to set Chrome Dev Editor as default text editor in Xampp?

I'm using Xampp as my solution stack and Chrome Dev Editor as my text editor. Going to the Xampp control panel, I can choose a default text editor by clicking 'Config' and then browsing for my chosen ...
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xamp localhost website not found

My localhost could not work despite trying changing to 8080 instead of 80. But xampp control panel shows apache, mysql working. Look for many solutions on the web but doesn't work hope to solve it ...
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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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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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Apache on Xampp unable to start on port 80 because some system process with pid 4

I am trying to start apache but it says that the port is used by process with pid 4. When i look for the process its a system process , and am not able to end it using task manager. So i changed the ...
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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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PHP in Xampp Windows with ZTS support

i would like to add ZTS to PHP bundled in latest Xampp distribution on Windows. I need to use pthreads for a project and don't know how to do it. What's the way to enable both? Thank you very much
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How to install/run phpize along with xampp?

moving ahead with this question I want to ask queries 1. Do I need to install php5-dev separately when I have already installed xampp on my ubuntu 14.04? wheras phpize is listing inside ...
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Can't access XAMPP after changing iptables

I've been working on a web application in a CentOS 7 machine and testing it in a Windows machine. Both machines are in a LAN network and I have access to the centos machine using VNC viewer and ...
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#1130 - Host 'localhost' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server after acunetix scan

I am using the xampp . As stated in the question i am getting the #1130 - Host 'localhost' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server after i ran acunetix vulnerability scan on my localhost . I ...
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Autostart Xampp on a linux system

Im currently running a linux sytem.But Im having a strange problem with auto starting xampp. As one post suggested to add /opt/lampp/lampp start to the /etc/rc.d/rc.local file. Its auto starting ...
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FTP not accessible outside of LAN

Ok so I really need some help with this, I have XAMPP installed and am hosting a webiste with it for my friends and i to work on. I am able to see the site just fine and also i am able to get to ...
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borked XAMPP upgrade — any way to rebuild my database if i saved var/mysql folder?

After I upgraded to Mac OS X Yosemite, the mySQL server on my XAMPP install stopped turning on. XAMPP released an upgrade that fixed this. So, I copied and pasted my "htdocs" and "var/mysql" folders ...
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How can I start Xampp Control Mysql Service automatically with Program?

I am working on C# using mysql phpmyadmin server and I am creating application for windows forms. I want this application to start xampp controller itself in background so I don't have to start it ...
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cgi-script script not found or unable to stat xampp

I have a cgi script in the cgi-bin of my htdocs directory that gives the "script not found or unable to stat" message on the Apache error log. I have other cgi scripts in the same directory that work ...
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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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Can't get HTTP connection to Amazon Web Services EC2 Windows Server 2012 Instance

I have an Amazon Web Services EC2 instance with a Windows Server 2012 AMI on it. I have installed XAMPP on it, and have started the apache server from the XAMPP Control Panel. It starts successfully. ...
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http://localhost works but 127.0.0.1 does not work in windows 7

I am running xampp on windows 7. When I do http://localhost, I get the xampp welcome screen in my web browser but http://127.0.0.1 does not work. In my windows hosts file, I have uncommented 127.0.0.1 ...
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How to change password or add new username/password in xmapp.users?

I newly installed XAMPP on MAC. The XAMPP web access requires authentication. I found the .htaccess in the folder, in which the config shows AuthUserFile /Application/XAMPP/xamppfiles/lib/xampp.users ...
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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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Installing sqlsrv on PHP 5.5.15 XAMMP won't appear in the PHP Info

I am new to this type of thing and am getting most frustrated (As all newbies do lol) I am trying to install the sqlsrv extension into the PHP on my XAMMP server to test some PHP to SQL database form ...
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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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libmysql_.dll missing error in xampp

I have installed xampp into my windows 7 os (32 bit). I have made a test code in perl to check whether the xampp dbi works. But whenever I try running that program in localhost, I just get the ...
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How to open PHP myadmin in XAMPP for linux?

I am running Linux Mint 17 (based on Ubuntu), and i have successfully installed Xampp. I would like to now work with MYSQL, so i was wondering how to open the PHP myadmin page in my browser. ...
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Using console emulator with XAMPP?

I was recently browsing for a multi-tab console emulator, and I came across Console (via the accepted answer) here: Multi-tab command prompt in Windows? However, I want to use Console instead of the ...
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XAMMP in a ad-hoc LAN

Is it able to use xampp for an ad-hoc LAN? If possible, how do I do that? Any help is highly appreciated. I have searched here and here. Futile!
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“Object not found” error with XAMPP

I have been trying hard to get my xampp 1.8.3 to work but it has been no use. I have already worked on it but I'm facing a problem in this new window installation on Win 7 64-bit http://localhost is ...
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Apache version in XAMPP

I'm trying to figure out which version of Apache is on the latests XAMPP builds ( 1.8.2-5 and 1.8.3-4 ). I've checked the XAMPP website, tried googling the question and browsed through the folders ...
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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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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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Mercury shutdown unexpectedly

I am using Mercury in XAMPP 3.2.1. Mercury starts and shuts down after a few seconds and gives a message: Mercury shutdown unexpectedly. It was working until last week. Not sure what is causing 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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XAMPP - allow access over network?

I have XAMPP installed, as usual, on my C drive. I'd like another computer on the network to have write access to it. Must I move (i.e. reinstall) XAMPP to a shared folder, or is there anyway I can ...
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After XAMPP can't access to localhost (403)

I've just got a MacBook Pro a few months ago. I've installed XAMPP on it. After I googled a bit, I found OSX has its own apache service built in, so I removed XAMPP. I've tried to configure my ...
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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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One server on two systems [duplicate]

I'm new with Ubuntu but I want to make the same localhost using xampp on two systems which I have on my hdd I want to have the same htdocs folder and mysql (phpmyadmin) on Ubuntu and Windows 7. Is it ...
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One localhost on two systems

I'm using Ubuntu and Windows 7 on the same computer,and have xampp installed on both and I want to have access to one local directory that is accessible to both Windows and Ubuntu. Is there any way to ...
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Change xampp apache htdocs directory to access localhost from ubuntu and windows

I'm using ubuntu and windows 7 dualboot,and have xampp installed on both I want to have access to one localhost directory whether I'm using windows or ubuntu. both systems are installed on the same ...
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Windows 8 permissions (CHMOD) with XAMPP

While I know that CHMOD is impossible in Windows, I do have a problem with permissions. I'm running XAMPP on Windows 8 Release Preview and I'm trying to install ModenaCam. However, I get an error ...
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Installing DVWA in Xampp - Linux

I'm trying to setup DVWA on Xammp on a Kali machine but i'm hitting a wall. I've installed everytihng OK, but when it comes to creating the DVWA database, the only way i can get it to work is by ...
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What is the correct root file to import to aptana from an xampp folder/existing web app or git repository?

Very noob question - all of this is new to me - not really sure how to get started. Overview: I'm taking over an existing wep project that has been developed in aptana and deployed in xampp setup - ...