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Old 10-30-2004, 05:58 AM   #1
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running apache/php files

hey guys, i have just installed morphix/debian on my hardisk and am really linux newbie. therefore, be gentle and understand me if i don't get what you will try to tell me. my question is this, i want to run php codes on my computer. however, i don't know how to do this. i know that apache was installed with morphix. in addition, how can i work with mysql during the time i am on morphix.

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Old 10-30-2004, 06:15 AM   #2
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I'm assuming that mysql and PHP are not installed.
Download both packages, and and follow the instructions on their sites as they are very easy to follow.
The instructions should tell you which conf files to edit and what to insert into them.

If they are installed or you are unsure if they are, do the following

at a prompt, type mysql

Create this file
and call it test.php
view it in a browser.

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Old 10-30-2004, 06:35 AM   #3
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yeah, it doesn't contain neither php nor mysql files. i will install them later, when i get a lot of free time. thank you for your help.
Old 11-07-2004, 08:10 PM   #4
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Morphix is debian-based. You should be able to run the following to install php and mysql:

apt-get update
apt-get install php4 mysql-server


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