purge reinstall phpmyadmin had no affect
i just reinstalled ubuntu. i didnt format. i just unstalled right over the old sys keeping lvm
installed ssh. when everything was complete i tasksel and installed lamp changed the configs to loopback and servername localhost still can't see index.html.
installed phpmyadmin nothing
i dont know what's going on...my dsl router has a firewall but i'm opperating inside of it and apache worked before.
i dont know what else i can do