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 Mercury Mail not accepting logins

On my XAMPP installation, I'm trying to set up email courtesy of Mercury Mail. The issue here is that when I run the checks on my RoundCube installation, it says it can send mail and connect to IMAP ...
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Can’t connect to Apache webserver via HTTPS (HTTP works just fine)

I’m running a XAMPP 5.6.3 installation on my desktop Windows 8.1 system, and I have an issue with connecting to the Apache webserver. I can still connect normally through port 80 and HTTP, but if I ...
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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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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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.goutputstream.xxxxx files in XAMPP web root on Windows

Files called .goutputstream-xxxxx, where "xxxxx" is some alphanumeric string, sometimes appear in home folder on Ubuntu. However, I found them in my XAMPP web root. I have Ubuntu on my machine as ...
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XAMPP, Mercury - Error: Mercury shutdown unexpectedly

I have just installed latest version of XAMPP and trying to do some work with Mercury module. But, whenever I tried to launch Mercury module from XAMPP, then it crashes. I found one answer on SO, ...
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How to recover MySQL database on xampp/windows using ib/frm files?

I'm using xampp on Windows 7. Couple of tables of my Wordpress database got corrupted. When I view the database in phpmyadmin, the tables have the message "in use". I tried ...
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How to make xampp secure

I'm planning on using xampp standlone (prototyping development in PHP). However, I've heard a great deal about the security issues with xampp. By default, everything is supposedly opened and ready ...
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Unable to access the PHP myadmin in windows due to the new security feature of xamp

Mine is a windows 7 64 bit machine with xamp v1.8.0,drupal 7.34 installed on the local server. I connect to the sever using the mstsc run command and load the url of the PHP myadmin and it loads ...
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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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Uninstalled Apache, but still see test page

I recently installed Apache HTTP Server from Apache Haus and PHP, and have decided I'd like to experiment with a few other options, so I uninstalled and deleted them. However, when I visit localhost ...
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How do I serve my XAMPP files from htdocs/JoesDirectory?

I've installed XAMPP as Administator on Windows under C:\xampp and everything is working fine, but when I point my web browser to my computer's IP by typing http://n.n.n.n/ into the URL the browser ...
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xampp localhost returns not found for existing file

I have a project on local host with a root path C:/xampp/htdocs/myapp/ I can open all files in browser by their urls like http://myapp.local/js/app.js http://myapp.local/js/routes.js the only ...
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Warning: Unknown: failed to open stream: Permission denied (localhost)

I set up one of vhosts in my local htdocs folder and put a simple .php file inside just to test if the configuration works (it did). But when I copied the files and folders from the same project from ...
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Apache “rotatelogs” not working for given file size

According to Apache documentation for rotatelogs, I have implemented the log file format as follows in httpd.conf: <IfModule log_config_module> CustomLog "|bin/rotatelogs.exe ...
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I can't get my localhost website to go public on the internet (using Xampp and no-ip)

I have a kindof noobish question. I am trying to host a website locally on my pc and publish it on the internet. I am using no-ip.com and i created a dns host called (for example) ...
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How can I upgrade the MySQL version included in XAMPP?

I Want to upgrade xampp mysql from 5.1 to 5.6.10 I installed mysql server to mysql path in xampp path but didn't work for me . do you have any idea or any way to upgrade mysql in xampp ? Best Regards ...
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PostGreSQL DB - phpPgAdmin using XAMPP

I have installed PostgreSQL Database in Linux server system. XAMPP is installed on my local system. I have followed the steps in install phpPgAdmin . But I still could not access the phpPgAdmin page ...
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Access forbidden 403 trying to access files

I've just gotten a new macbook pro, now i have had no experience in macs before so I'm a noob with them. I have tried to install xampp, it was done successfully but then i type into my browser ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...